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January 4, 2022

Bradisor, Romania

By Carmen

Bradisor is an 115MW hydro power project. It is located on Lotru river/basin in Valcea, Romania. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1973 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1982.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 115 115 Active Valcea, Romania


The project is currently owned by S.C. Hidroelectrica.

Bradisor is a reservoir based project. The gross head and net head of the project are 156m and 128.5m respectively. The project generated 228 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1973 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1982.

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Contractors Involved

UCM Resita was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 57.5MW nameplate capacity.

Hydro Engineering supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 62 MVA.


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