Hydro capacity accounted for 16.3% of total power plant installations globally in 2022, according to GlobalData, with total recorded hydro capacity of 1,387GW. This is expected to contribute 11.7% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 1,557GW. Of the total global hydro capacity, 0.16% is in Croatia. Listed below are the five largest active hydro power plants by capacity in Croatia, 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.

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1. Zakucac

The Zakucac is a 522MW hydro power project located in Split-Dalmatia, Croatia. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 1961. HEP-Proizvodnja own the project. Buy the profile here.

2. Velebit

The 276MW Velebit hydro power project is located in Zadar, Croatia. It was commissioned in 1984. The project is owned by HEP-Proizvodnja. Buy the profile here.

3. Dubrovnik

The Dubrovnik is a 252MW hydro project. HEP-Proizvodnja owns the project. It was commissioned in 1965. It is located in Dubrovnik-Neretva, Croatia. Buy the profile here.

4. Orlovac

The Orlovac hydro project with a capacity of 237MW came online in 1973. HEP-Proizvodnja have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in Split-Dalmatia, Croatia. Buy the profile here.

5. Senj

The Senj has been operating since 1965. The 216MW hydro project is located in Lika-Senj, Croatia. HEP-Proizvodnja 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.