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, 1.48% is in Spain. Listed below are the five largest upcoming hydro power plants by capacity in Spain, 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. Girones

The Girones is a 2,000MW hydro power project located in Catalonia, Spain. The project is currently in permitting stage. The project is expected to enter commercial operation in 2027. Buy the profile here.

2. Aguayo

Aguayo is a 1,360MW hydro power project in Cantabria, Spain. Repsol is developing this project. The project is currently in partially active stage. It is owned by Repsol. Buy the profile here.

3. Raimats

The 1,061MW Raimats is located in Catalonia, Spain. The hydro project is currently in permitting stage. The commercial operation of the project is expected in 2027. Buy the profile here.

4. Leon

The Leon is a 550MW hydro power project. It is planned in Castile and León, Spain. The project is currently in announced stage. Post completion of construction, the project is expected to get commissioned by 2023. Buy the profile here.

5. Los Guajares

The 356.87MW hydro project, Los Guajares is expected to get commissioned by 2028. It is being developed by Energya VM Gestion de Energia. The project is currently in announced stage. Energya VM Gestion de Energia 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.