About the power plant

Construction on the reconstruction of the Gönguskarðsár power plant began in July 2015.

Electricity production formally began on May 12, 2016 and the production capacity of the plant is 1.7 MW.

The intake reservoir is 0.7 ha and the dam itself is 54 meters.

The length of the pipe is about 2,200, a fall height of about 62 meters with a Coanda intake.


Gönguskarðsárvirkjun in numbers

Square meters a second

Fall height in meters


Gigawatt hours a year

Pictures from Gönguskarðsárvirkjun