Dinorwig is a 1,728MW hydro power project. It is located on Loch Marchlyn Mawr river/basin in Wales, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1974 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1983.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,728||1,728||–||Active||Wales, the UK|
Engie and Brookfield Renewable UK are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 75% and 25% respectively.
Dinorwig is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project is 557m. Dinorwig underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2018-2020.
The project construction commenced in 1974 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1983.
B Fouress was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of francis turbines, each with 288MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied 6 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 330 MVA.
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