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November 26, 2021

Coo-Trois Ponts, Belgium

By Carmen

Coo-Trois Ponts is a 1,164MW hydro power project. It is located on Ambleve river/basin in Liege, Belgium. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1967 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1972.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,164 1,164 Active Liege, Belgium

Description

The project is currently owned by Electrabel.

Coo-Trois Ponts is a pumped storage project. 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 2 in number. The project generated 1,660 GWh of electricity.

The Coo-Trois Ponts (Coo-Trois Ponts II) has 3 electric generators installed at the site.

Development Status

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The project construction commenced in 1967 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1972.

Contractors Involved

Coyne et Bellier was selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.

Coo-Trois Ponts (Coo-Trois Ponts I) is equipped with Voith Hydro Holding turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines, each with 158MW nameplate capacity.

Coo-Trois Ponts (Coo-Trois Ponts II) is equipped with Voith Hydro Holding turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines, each with 230MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 3 electric generators for the Coo-Trois Ponts (Coo-Trois Ponts I).

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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