The Sauda-project is the largest hydropower project in Norway since the -80's. 34km of headrace, tailracetunnels and shafts pluss underground caverns for the powerstations.
The project consists of a total of 5 powerstations:
- Dalvatn powerstation,
- Sønnå high and low.
Construction started in 2005 and was completed in 2008. Total costs US$ 250 mill.
New production 650 GWh, total 1850 GWh.
Client: Elkem Saudefaldene AS. Contractor: AF-Anlegg AS and Veidekke AS.