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January 11, 2022

Devin, Bulgaria

By Carmen

Devin is an 88MW hydro power project. It is located on Vacha river/basin in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1984.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 88 88 Active Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Description

The project is currently owned by Natsionalna Elektricheska Kompania.

Devin is a run-of-river with pondage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1.37 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 156m. The project generated 145 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in 1984.

Contractors Involved

Vaptech was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 41.7MW nameplate capacity.

The electric generators for the project were procured from IHB Electric and NPO Elsib.

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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