Landsvirkjun

Ilulissat Hydropower Project

The 22,5 MW Ilulissat hydropower project near the town of Ilulissat in Western Greenland involves the harnessing of the outflow of two natural lakes by constructing water tunnels into the bottom of both lakes. The headrace tunnel will be 1,3 km and the diversion tunnel will be 1,0 km long. The power station is underground with three Francis units, 7,5 MW each. The utilised head is 186 m and design discharge is 15 m3/s. The 60 kV transmission line to Ilulissat is 50 km long. The estimated annual generation is 65 GWh.

Services included:

  • Management of all control system contracts.
  • Direction of commissioning
  • Technical management of operations for the first 2 years of operations. 
Hydropower
Project type
Ilulissat, Greenland
Location
22.5 MW
Capacity
2011-2014
Ongoing
Landsvirkjun Power Ltd.

Haaleitisbraut 68
103 Reykjavík • Iceland

Parent company: Landsvirkjun
SSN: 450307-2380

Tel. +354 515 8900
Fax +354 515 8905
info@lvpower.com

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