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Electricity from Krångede hydropower plant

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Product information

Fortum is a leading energy company with core operations in ten countries (Finland, Sweden, Norway, the Russian Federation, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, India and the United Kingdom). The company provides customers with electricity, heating and cooling as well as smart solutions for the future. Global energy production amounted in 2017 to 73 TWh of electricity and 29 TWh of heat.

Fortum is the owner/part-owner of 132 hydro power plants, 119 in Sweden and 13 in Finland. Together they generated 20 TWh of electricity in 2017. This corresponds to 28% of Fortum’s total power output, and represents 10% of the electricity production in Sweden.

This EPD is valid for electricity from the hydropower plant Krångede, located along the river Indalsälven in the county of Jämtland, Sweden. The plant is number eight in the river when counting backwards from the Bothnian Sea, where the river meets the ocean. The upstream reservoir constitutes of the lake Gesunden.

Krångede is Fortums largest hydropower plant and during a normal year the production reaches over 1,6 TWh. Krångede was commissioned in 1936 and has a vertical drop of 60 meters. The installed power of the plant is 259 MW. The power plant is an underground station with six turbines of the Francis turbine type. The nominal effect for the turbines varies between 42,3 MW (lowest) and 44,28 MW (highest). The dam is a buttress dam and is 350-meter-long, with an average height of 25 meter.

Key data

 

Installed power

259 MW

Commissioned year

1936

Full load hours

6106 hours

Average production

1619 GWh

Size of magazine

30 million m3

Detailed information

Registration No: S-P-01316
Registration date: 2018-11-13
Valid until: 2021-11-13
Verified by: Caroline Setterwall
Reference PCR(s): Being updated - Electricity, steam and hot/cold water generation and distribution (valid until 2020-02-05)
Geographical scope: Sweden

Company information

Fortum Sverige AB
Company name: Fortum Sverige AB
Country: Sweden
Contact: Torgny Backlund
Website: www.fortum.com