Hydro capacity accounted for 16.7% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData. Of the total global hydro capacity, 0.17% is in the Czech Republic. Listed below are the five largest active hydro power plants by capacity in the Czech Republic, 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. Dlouhe Strane I

The Dlouhe Strane I is a 650MW hydro power project located in the Czech Republic. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 1996. CEZ own the project. Buy the profile here.

2. Dalesice

The 480MW Dalesice hydro power project is located in Vysocina, the Czech Republic. It was commissioned in 1978. The project is owned by CEZ. Buy the profile here.

3. Orlik

The Orlik is a 364MW hydro project. CEZ owns the project. It was commissioned in 1961. It is located in Central Bohemian, the Czech Republic. Buy the profile here.

4. Slapy

The Slapy hydro project with a capacity of 144MW came online in 1955. CEZ have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in , the Czech Republic. Buy the profile here.

5. Lipno I

The Lipno I has been operating since 1959. The 139MW hydro project is located in South Bohemia, the Czech Republic. CEZ 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.