Bemposta is a 431MW hydro power project. It is located on Douro river/basin in Braganca, Portugal. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2011.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||431||431||–||Active||Braganca, Portugal||EDP Gestao da Producao de Energia|
The project was developed by EDP Gestao da Producao de Energia. Engie and Mirova are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 40% and 25% respectively.
Bemposta is a run-of-river project.
The project got commissioned in 2011.
Bemposta (Bemposta I) is equipped with Alstom francis turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 80MW nameplate capacity.
Bemposta (Bemposta II) is equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 191MW nameplate capacity.
Alstom supplied electric generator(s) for the Bemposta (Bemposta I). The generator capacity is 78 MVA.
Andritz Hydro supplied 1 electric generator for the Bemposta (Bemposta II).
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