Holmen power plant

The facility is located in the Jordalsgjelet ravine in Voss and Aurland municipalities, in the counties of Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane respectively. The power plant will utilise a total fall height of 280 metres into the Jordalselvi river. The plant has an installed capacity of 25 MW distributed into one Francis turbine (15 MW) and one Pelton turbine (10 MW). The total flow rate is 10.6 m³/s, and the total estimated average annual power production is 80 GWh.

Technical data

Rainfall field

Minimum water flow

Summer: 300 l/s

Intake elevation

459 m

Power station elevation

179,0 m

Drop height

280 m


80.0 GWh
This corresponds to electricity 5000 households.