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November 30, 2021

Alto Lindoso, Portugal

By Carmen

Alto Lindoso is a 630MW hydro power project. It is located on Lima river/basin in Viana do Castelo, Portugal. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1983 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1992.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 630 630 Active Viana do Castelo, Portugal Energias de Portugal

Description

The project is developed and owned by Energias de Portugal.

Alto Lindoso is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 379.01 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 288m. The project generated 909.6 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1983 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1992.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 315MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 350 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.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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