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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
CountryAlbania
LocationMoglicë
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
ImpoundsDevoll
Height150 m (490 ft)
Length320 m (1,050 ft)
Reservoir
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]

References

  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". www.hydroworld.com. Archived from the original on 20 August 2016. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  5. ^ "Devoll Hydropower | F.A.Q". www.devollhydropower.al. 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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