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January 5, 2022

Aston, France

By Carmen

Aston is a 104MW hydro power project. It is located on Aston river/basin in Occitanie, France. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1947.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 104 104 Active Occitanie, France

Description

The project is currently owned by Electricite de France with a stake of 100%.

Aston is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 0.8 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 495m. The project generated 392 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1947.

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Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of pelton turbines, each with 22MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of pelton turbine with 24MW nameplate capacity.

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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