Belver is an 80.7MW hydro power project. It is located on Taju river/basin in Portalegre, Portugal. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1945 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1952.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||80.7||80.7||–||Active||Portalegre, Portugal|
The project is currently owned by HIDROTEJO.
Belver is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 7.5 million cubic meter. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 6 in number. The project generated 180 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1945 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1952.
GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of kaplan turbines, each with 13.45MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the project.
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