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Perancho Hydropower plant


perancho

Its main characteristics are:

  • Place: Perancho, Nava.
  • Province: Asturias.
  • Water flow used: Los Arrudos piping (Gijón water supply).
  • Typology: Flowing, remodelling.
  • Concession: Grupo Hidrolena.
  • Flow: 0,2 m³/s.
  • Waterfall: 500 m.
  • Power installed: 1,0 MW.
  • Average annual production: 6.000 MWh.
  • Equipment: Pelton turbine.
  • Starting year (remodelling): 2004.

 

Caldones Hydropower plant


caldones

  • Place: Caldones, Gijón.
  • Province: Asturias.
  • Water flow used: Los Arrudos piping (Gijón water supply).
  • Typology: Flowing, remodelling.
  • Concession: Hidrolena Group.
  • Flow: 0,3 m³/s.
  • Waterfall: 175 m.
  • Power installed: 0,5 MW.
  • Average annual production: 2.600 MWh.
  • Equipment: Pelton turbine.
  • Starting year (remodelling).

 

El Barco Hydropower plant


el barco

Its main characteristics are:

  • Place: Fuenmayor.
  • Province: La Rioja.
  • Water flow used: Ebro River.
  • Typology: Flowing, new construction (use of an old flour grinding mil concession and use of its deviation weir).
  • Concession: Hidroeléctrica El Barco, S.L.
  • Flow: 100 m³/s.
  • Waterfall: 3,8 m.
  • Power installed: 3,2 MW.
  • Average annual production: 11.980 MWh.
  • Equipment: Two Semi-Kaplan turbines.
  • Starting year: 2004.

 

Antella-Escalona Hydropower plant


antella-escalona

Its main characteristics are:

  • Place: Antella.
  • Province: Valencia.
  • Water flow used: Júcar River.
  • Typology: Flowing, new construction (use of part of the existent infrastructure of the dam for irrigation system Acequia Real del Júcar).
  • Concession: Hidroeléctrica de Antella-Escalona, S.L.
  • Flow: 40 m³/s.
  • Waterfall: 11 m.
  • Power installed: 3,9 MW.
  • Average annual production: 20.000 MWh.
  • Equipment: Two Kaplan turbines.
  • Starting year: 1997.

 

Berberín Hydropower plant


Its main characteristics are:

  • Place: Calasparra.
  • Province: Murcia.
  • Water flow used: Segura River.
  • Typology: Flowing, new construction (use of part of the existent infrastructure of the dam for irrigation system Acequia de Berberín).
  • Concession: Hidroeléctrica de Calasparra, S.A.
  • Flow: 36 m³/s.
  • Waterfall: 8 m.
  • Power installed: 2,3 MW.
  • Average annual production: 9.250 MWh.
  • Equipment: 3 Semi-Kaplan turbines.
  • Starting year: 2006.

 

Huesna Hydropower plant


huesna

Its main characteristics are:

  • Place: Constantina.
  • Province: Sevilla.
  • Water flow used: Rivera de Huesna River.
  • Typology: Foot of dam, new construction (dam built to supply water to several towns and for irrigation).
  • Concession: Confederación Hidrográfica del Guadalquivir.
  • Flow: 1,6 m³/s.
  • Waterfall: 55 m.
  • Power installed: 0,9 MW.
  • Average annual production: 4.350 MWh.
  • Equipment: Francis turbine.
  • Starting year: 1997.

 

Portodemouros Hydropower plant


portodemouros

Its main characteristics are:

  • Place: Vila de Cruces.
  • Province: Pontevedra.
  • Water flow used: Ulla River.
  • Typology: Foot of dam, new construction (designed for turbine the ecological flow of the existing dam, wasted because it is outside the operating range of their groups).
  • Concession: Generación Peninsular, S.L.
  • Flow: 15 m³/s.
  • Waterfall: 9 m.
  • Power installed: 9,8 MW.
  • Average annual production: 47.900 MWh.
  • Equipment: Francis turbine.
  • Starting year: 2004.

 

Canal de Aragón and Cataluña Hydropower plant


aragon

Its main characteristics are:

  • Province: Aragón.
  • Water flow used: Aragón and Cataluña irrigation channel.
  • Typology: Flowing, new construction.
  • Concession: Iniciativas Hidroeléctricas de Aragón y Cataluña, S.A.
  • Power installed: 7,4 MW.
  • Starting year: 2000.

 

Cerrato Hydropower plant


cerrato

Its main characteristics are:

  • Province: Palencia.
  • Water flow used: Irrigation channel.
  • Typology: Flowing, new construction.
  • Concession: Iniciativas Hidroeléctricas, S.A.
  • Power installed: 4 MW.
  • Starting year: 1999.

 

Hammarby Micro hydropower plant


Its main characteristics are:

  • Place: Stockholm,
  • Country: Sweden.
  • Water flow used: Drinking water treatment plant.
  • Typology: Flowing, new construction.
  • Flow: 3,5 m³/s.
  • Waterfall: 10 m.
  • Power installed: 315 kW.
  • Average annual production: 1.110 MWh.

 

Dresden Micro hydropower plant


Its main characteristics are:

  • Place: Dresden.
  • Country: Germany.
  • Water flow used: Drinking water treatment plant.
  • Typology: Flowing, new construction.
  • Flow: 3 m³/s.
  • Waterfall: 5 m.
  • Power installed: 138 kW.
  • Average annual production: 650 MWh.

 

Boulder Network of Hydropower plants


boulder

Its main characteristics are:

  • Place: Boulder, Colorado.
  • Country: EEUU.
  • Water flow used: Drinking water supply system of Boulder.
  • Typology: Flowing, new construction.
  • Flow: Various.
  • Waterfall: Various.
  • Power installed: 4,1 MW.
  • Average annual production: 15.000 MWh.
  • Equipment: 5 generating units in 5 different points of the network.