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Moglicë Hydro Power Plant

Moglicë Hydro Power Plant
Moglicë Hydro Power Plant is located in Albania
Moglicë Hydro Power Plant
Location of Moglicë Hydro Power Plant in Albania
Coordinates40°41′N 20°26′E / 40.69°N 20.44°E / 40.69; 20.44
StatusUnder construction
Construction began2013
Opening date2020[1]
Owner(s)Devoll Hydropower
Dam and spillways
Height150 m (490 ft)
Length320 m (1,050 ft)
Total capacity360,000,000 m3 (290,000 acre⋅ft)
Surface area7.2 km2 (2.8 sq mi)
Power Station
Hydraulic head300 m (980 ft)
Turbines2 x 90.2 MW Francis-type[2]
Installed capacity197 MW
Annual generation475 GWh est.

Moglicë Hydro Power Plant is a large hydroelectricity plant on the river Devoll situated near the village Moglicë, Albania. The project consists of a large power plant with an installed capacity of 197 MW and an average annual production of 475 GWh.[3] It was built by Devoll Hydropower, an Albanian company owned by Norwegian power company Statkraft.[4] The asphalt-core rock-fill dam is 320 m long, 150 m high and 460 m wide.[5] The dam is anticipated to be the world's highest of its kind upon completion.[6] The reservoir has a surface area of 7.2 km2, and a storage capacity of about 380 million m3.[1] The power plant is part of the Devoll Hydropower Project and construction on it began in June 2013.[7] Main structures of dam were completed in June 2019.[8] Commercial operations were started in June 2020.[9]


  1. ^ a b "Moglice hydropower plant | Statkraft".
  2. ^ "Devoll Hydropower (DHP), Albania" (PDF). UN-CDM. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Devoll Hydropower". Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Statkraft buys EVN AG's share in Devoll hydropower project". Archived from the original on 20 August 2016. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  5. ^ "Devoll Hydropower | F.A.Q". Archived from the original on 17 November 2015. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  6. ^ "Devoll Hydropower Project". Power Technology. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Statkraft starts construction of Devoll hydropower plants in Albania". SeeNews. 17 June 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  8. ^ "Statkraft completes construction of main structures of Moglice HPP's dam".
  9. ^ Statkraft starts operations at Moglicë hydro plant, Albania, International Water Power, 23 June 2020.

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