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 active 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. Kremasta

The Kremasta is a 437.20MW hydro power project located in Central Greece, Greece. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 1967. Public Power Corporation own the project. Buy the profile here.

2. Thisavros

The 384MW Thisavros hydro power project is located in East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece. It was commissioned in 1997. The project is owned by Public Power Corporation. Buy the profile here.

3. Polyphyton

The Polyphyton is a 375MW hydro project. Public Power Corporation owns the project. It was commissioned in 1974. It is located in West Macedonia, Greece. Buy the profile here.

4. Kastraki

The Kastraki hydro project with a capacity of 320MW came online in 1969. Public Power Corporation have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in Western Greece, Greece. Buy the profile here.

5. Sfikia

The Sfikia has been operating since 1985. The 315MW hydro project is located in Central Macedonia, Greece. Public Power Corporation 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.