Laxá II Power Station


Laxá II Power Station came online on 10 October 1953 and is in the valley of Laxárdalur.

Laxá Stations

1 x Francis turbine

The 9 MW Laxa II Station utilizes the lower head in the same canyon as Laxa I. The river is dammed 300 m below the Laxá I powerhouse. From there, the water is directed through a wooden penstock to a surge tank, then through a steel pipe to the powerhouse, over a total distance of 380 m. The head measures 29 m and the station is equipped with one generating unit, commissioned in 1953.

Key numbers

  • Installed capacity

  • Francis turbines

  • Generation capacity

    0GWh /y
  • Total head

  • Brought online