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January 17, 2022

Banje, Albania

By Carmen

Banje is a 72.2MW hydro power project. It is located on Devoll river/basin in Elbasan, Albania. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 72.2 72.2 Active Elbasan, Albania Devoll Hydropower


The project was developed by Devoll Hydropower and is currently owned by Statkraft with a stake of 100%.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 400 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 80m. The project generated 255 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $178.381m.

Banje (Banja Eco Flow Unit) consists of 1 unit of francis turbine with 7.2MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016.

Contractors Involved

Banje (Banje HPP) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy francis turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 33MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the Banje (Banje HPP).


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