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January 4, 2022

Castrelo, Spain

By Carmen

Castrelo is an 112MW hydro power project. It is located on Xallas river/basin in Galicia, Spain. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1989.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 112 112 Active Galicia, Spain Ferroatlantica. S.L. Y Caixa Galicia

Description

The project was developed by Ferroatlantica. S.L. Y Caixa Galicia and is currently owned by Grupo Ferroatlantica with a stake of 100%.

Castrelo is a reservoir based project. The project generated 93.4 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 56MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in 1989.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Union Fenosa Distribucion under a power purchase agreement.

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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