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January 12, 2022

Bleiloch, Germany

By Carmen

Bleiloch is an 80MW hydro power project. It is located on Saale river/basin in Thuringia, Germany. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1930 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1932.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 80 80 Active Thuringia, Germany

Description

The project is currently owned by Vattenfall.

Bleiloch is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 215 million cubic meter.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1930 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1932.

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Contractors Involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 40MW nameplate capacity.

Brown Boveri & Cie supplied 2 electric generators for the project.

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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