Aguieira Hydroelectric Plant is a 336MW hydro power project. It is located on Mondego river/basin in Viseu, Portugal. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1973 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1981.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||336||336||–||Active||Viseu, Portugal||Energias de Portugal|
The project is developed and owned by Energias de Portugal.
Aguieira Hydroelectric Plant is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project is 71.6m. The project generated 193 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1973 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1981.
Alstom was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 112.4MW nameplate capacity.
Alstom supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 100 MVA.
About Energias de Portugal
Energias de Portugal SA (EDP) is a vertically integrated energy utility. It generates, transmits, distributes and sells electricity, and transports, distributes and sells natural gas. The company produces electric energy using hydro, coal, nuclear, waste, wind, solar and other sources. EDP also purchases and sells energy in the Iberia market; and provides engineering, professional training, laboratory tests, energy services and property management services. It is owned by China Three Gorges, OPPIDUM, BlackRock Inc, CNIC, Mubadala and others. The company serves residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial and other customers in Portugal, Spain, Brazil, the US and other countries. EDP is headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal.
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