Hydro capacity accounted for 16.7% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData, with total recorded hydro capacity of 1,357GW. This is expected to contribute 12.6% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 1,555GW. Of the total global hydro capacity, 0.25% is in Greece. Listed below are the five largest upcoming hydro power plants by capacity in Greece, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global hydro power segment. Buy the latest hydro power plant profiles here.

1. Agios Georgios

The Agios Georgios is a 460MW hydro power project located in Central Greece, Greece. It is being developed by Terna Energy. The project is currently in permitting stage. The project is expected to enter commercial operation in 2024. The project is owned by Terna Energy. Buy the profile here.

2. Pyrgos

Pyrgos is a 220MW hydro power project in Central Greece, Greece. Terna Energy is developing this project. The project is expected to come online by 2024. The project is currently in permitting stage. It is owned by Terna Energy. Buy the profile here.

3. Messochora

The 161.60MW Messochora is located in Thessaly, Greece. It is owned by Public Power Corporation. The hydro project is currently in announced stage. The commercial operation of the project is expected in 2027. Buy the profile here.

4. Agios Charalampos

The Agios Charalampos is a 99MW hydro power project. It is planned in Crete, Greece. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed by Crete Renewables. Post completion of construction, the project is expected to get commissioned by 2026. Crete Renewables is the owner of the project. Buy the profile here.

5. Amari

The 93MW hydro project, Amari is expected to get commissioned by 2026. It is being developed by Terna Energy. The project is currently in permitting stage. Terna Energy is the owner of the project. Buy the profile here.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Plants database, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide.