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January 5, 2022

Glendoe, UK

By Carmen

Glendoe is a 100MW hydro power project. It is located on Tarff river/basin in Scotland, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 100 100 Active Scotland, the UK HOCHTIEF Solutions; SSE


The project was developed by HOCHTIEF Solutions and SSE. The project is currently owned by SSE.

Glendoe is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 13 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 600m and 605m respectively. The project generated 180 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $239.255m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008.

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Contractors Involved

Andritz was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of pelton turbine with 100MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

About HOCHTIEF Solutions

HOCHTIEF Solutions AG (HOCHTIEF Solutions), a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF Aktiengesellschaft, is a construction service provider that offers engineering services. The company offers services such as construction, engineering, development, procurement, construction management, maintenance, planning, financing, property management, energy management and others. It also offers shell construction solutions, public private partnership solutions, building solutions, engineering solutions, sustainability solutions, and urban infrastructure solutions. HOCHTIEF Solutions constructs residential, commercial, retail, educational, industrial, entertainment, infrastructure, energy, and transportation buildings and facilities. The company carries out projects on energy infrastructure, social and urban infrastructure; and transportation infrastructure. HOCHTIEF Solutions is headquartered in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

About SSE

SSE Plc (SSE) that develops, owns and operates energy and related infrastructure, and provides related services. The company generates, transmits and distributes electricity and supplies gas. SSE produces electricity in gas- and oil-fired, renewable, coal-fired; and gas from gas fields in North Sea. It has interests in electricity transmission businesses in the north of Scotland, electricity distribution in the north of Scotland and southern central England, and gas distribution in Scotland and southern England. SSE also offers energy portfolio management services and gas storage facilities. The company serves residential and commercial customers in Ireland and the UK. SSE is headquartered in Perth, Scotland, the UK.


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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