Brúarvirkjun is a run-of-river hydroelectric facility located on the Tungufljót River in Southwest Iceland approximately 110 km east of Reykjavík. The project will have a 9.9 MW nameplate and high capacity factor, generating an estimated 82,500 MWh of energy annually.
The project will include a concrete intake structure, 1.7 km-long penstock and concrete powerhouse with steel superstructure housing two 4.45 MW turbine generators.
The project will interconnect to the local transmission provider through a 31 km-long 33 kV transmission line.
HS Orka hf. sells power to a number of commercial and retail customers including power sold under long-term PPAs with Landsvirkjun, Norðurál and Advania ehf. The long-term contracts with Landsvirkjun and Norðurál expire in 2019 and 2026 respectively.
|Capacity - Gross (MW)||9.9|
|Innergex participation (%)||54|
|Partner||Jarovarmi (33%) & Fork (13%)|
The Brúarvirkjun construction project is owned by HS Orka hf. HS Orka hf. is owned by Magma Energy Sweden A.B. (53.9%), Jarðvarmi slhf (33.4%) and Fagfjárfestasjóðurinn ORK (12.7%).