Indalsälven

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Indalsälven

 

a river in central Sweden. Length, 420 km; basin area, 26,700 sq km. It begins near the Norwegian border and flows through Lakes Storsjön and Cesunden, emptying into the Gulf of Bothnia in the Baltic Sea. A narrow valley, a channel filled with rapids, and waterfalls are characteristic of the entire course of the river. The Indalsälven is fed by snow and rain. The high-water period occurs in May and June. The average annual flow rate of water is approximately 460 cu m per sec. Hydroelectric power stations are situated along the river, which is used to float timber. The lower course is navigable.

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The buying consortium includes Finnish energy companies Kymppivoima, EPV Energy and Helsingin Energia, the vendor said, adding Kraftgarden owns and runs seven combining 626MW on the Swedish river Indalsalven.
(42) This area consists of the town of Sundsvall and its large hinterland, demarcated by the coastline and the rivers Indalsalven to the north and Ljungan to the south.