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, 0.10% is in Belgium. Listed below are the five largest active hydro power plants by capacity in Belgium, 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. Coo-Trois Ponts

The Coo-Trois Ponts is a 1,164MW hydro power project located in Liege, Belgium. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 1972. Electrabel own the project. Buy the profile here.

2. Plate-Taille

The 140MW Plate-Taille hydro power project is located in Namur, Belgium. It was commissioned in 1981. The project is owned by Lampiris. Buy the profile here.

3. Monsin

The Monsin is a 18MW hydro project. Luminus owns the project. It was commissioned in 1954. It is located in Liege, Belgium. Buy the profile here.

4. Lixhe

The Lixhe hydro project with a capacity of 16MW came online in 1980. Electricite de France have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in Liege, Belgium. Buy the profile here.

5. Ampsin-Neuville

The Ampsin-Neuville has been operating since 1965. The 10MW hydro project is located in Liege, Belgium. Electricite de France have the equity stakes in this 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.