Djerdap I is a 1,206MW hydro power project. It is planned on Danube river/basin in Serbia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 1964 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 1970. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Electric Power Industry of Serbia and is currently owned by Elektroprivreda Srbije.

Djerdap I is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 1,380 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project will be 35.4m and 17.5m respectively. The project is expected to generate 5,650 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 1964. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 1970.

Contractors involved

Power Machines will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 6 units of Kaplan turbines, each with 201MW nameplate capacity.

Power Machines is expected to supply 5 electric generators for the Djerdap I (Djerdap I_A1, A3, A4, A5, A6 (Rehabilated units)). The generator capacity is likely to be 211.11 MVA.

Power Machines is expected to supply 1 electric generator for the Djerdap I (Djerdap I_A2). The generator capacity is likely to be 211 MVA.

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About Electric Power Industry of Serbia

Electric Power Industry of Serbia (EPS) is a state-owned vertically organized power utility. It produces, distributes and supplies electricity and thermal energy using coal, hydro, and natural gas sources. The company produces coal from Kolubara and Kostolac mining basins using opencast mining methodology. It supplies electricity, distributes energy to end users, trades power in the free market. The company serves customers in Novi Sad, Beograd, Kraljevo, Nis, Kragujevac, PE Elektrokosmet and Pristina areas. EPS is headquartered in Belgrade, Serbia.

This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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