Ffestiniog is a 360MW hydro power project. It is planned on Llyn Stwlan river/basin in Wales, the UK. 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. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 1963. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Brookfield Renewable Partners and Engie. The company's ownership stake in the project stands as 75% and 25% respectively.

Ffestiniog is a pumped storage project. The net head of the project will be 296m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, is expected to be 4 in number. The penstock length will be 213m. The penstock diameter will be 2.3m.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 1963.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 4 units of Francis turbines, each with 90MW nameplate capacity.

The electric generators for the project will be procured from Andritz Hydro.

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About Brookfield Renewable Partners

Brookfield Renewable Partners LP (Brookfield Renewable), a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management Inc, is a renewable power company. The company owns, operates and invests in global wind, hydroelectric and solar facilities, distributed generation and storage facilities. Brookfield Renewable’s operations consist of a diverse base of hydro, wind, utility-scale solar, and other renewable technologies. The company, together with its subsidiaries and offices, serves public power authorities, load-serving utilities and industrial users. Brookfield Renewables operates renewable power generation facilities in various countries in North America and South America, Europe, and Asia. Brookfield Renewable is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

About Engie

Engie SA (Engie) is an electric utility. It generates electricity using natural gas, coal, nuclear, hydro, wind, biomass, geothermal and solar sources, and trades and sells that energy. It supplies, distributes, trades and sells natural gas; and offers a comprehensive range of services related to the energy-efficiency. The company operates urban heating and cooling networks, and provides facility management, and other technical and management services. Engie serves customers in Latin America, North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. It operates conventional and renewable facilities and has interests in various projects under development and construction stages across the world. Engie is headquartered in Paris, Ile-de-France, France.

This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.