Gervans is a 120MW hydro power project. It is located on Rhone river/basin in Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1971.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 120 120 Active Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France Compagnie Nationale du Rhone


The project is developed and owned by Compagnie Nationale du Rhone.

The gross head of the project is 11.5m. The project generated 668 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1971.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of bulb turbines, each with 26MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 30 MVA.

About Compagnie Nationale du Rhone

Compagnie Nationale du Rhone SA (CNR) a subsidiary of Engie SA, is a renewable energy company that produces electricity through renewable energy sources. The company designs and operates river and industrial facilities, including dams, hydropower plants, small hydropower plants, mini hydropower plants, wind farms, solar power plants, dikes, locks, and business parks. It also develops industrial and port sites, marinas, mooring points and leisure areas on the river. CNR offers engineering services related to hydroelectric development and development of waterways. The company has operations in Condrieu, Villeneuve-les-Avignon, Bourg-les-Valence cedex, and Paris, France. CNR is headquartered in Lyon, France.


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