Nedre Fiskumfoss

The plant not only produces over 300 GWh of electricity per year, it also includes a salmon ladder to allow the salmon to move upriver.

Grong, Norway




Re-investment, Environmental impact

Estimated annual generation

302 GWh

Total capacity

41.5 MW

Nedre Fiskumfoss is a run-of-river hydro power plant located in Grong, in central Norway. The plant exploits a waterfall at Fiskumfossen, on the river Namsen. With an installed capacity of 41.5 MW, the plant generates 302 GWh of renewable electricity annually.
Fiskumfoss used to be a popular place for Britons to go fishing. Today, the waterfall incorporates a salmon ladder, built partly inside and outside the waterfall to allow the salmon to move up the river.