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January 7, 2022

Belley_Rhone, France

By Carmen

Belley_Rhone is a 96.5MW hydro power project. It is located in Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1981.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 96.5 96.5 Active Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France Compagnie Nationale du Rhone

Description

The project is developed and owned by Compagnie Nationale du Rhone. The company has a stake of 100%.

Belley_Rhone (Lavours) consists of 1 turbine with 0.8MW nameplate capacity.

Belley_Rhone (PCH Lavours) consists of 2 turbines.

Belley_Rhone (Seuil de Yenne) consists of 1 unit of kaplan turbine with 0.5MW nameplate capacity.

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Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1981.

Contractors Involved

Belley_Rhone (Brens-Virignin) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy bulb turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 40.5MW nameplate capacity.

Indar Electric supplied 2 electric generators for the Belley_Rhone (PCH Lavours). The generator capacity is 2.77 MVA.

About Compagnie Nationale du Rhone

Compagnie Nationale du Rhone SA (CNR) a subsidiary of Engie SA, is a renewable energy company that produces electricity through renewable energy sources. The company designs and operates river and industrial facilities, including dams, hydropower plants, small hydropower plants, mini hydropower plants, wind farms, solar power plants, dikes, locks, and business parks. It also develops industrial and port sites, marinas, mooring points and leisure areas on the river. CNR offers engineering services related to hydroelectric development and development of waterways. The company has operations in Condrieu, Villeneuve-les-Avignon, Bourg-les-Valence cedex, and Paris, France. CNR is headquartered in Lyon, France.

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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