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January 5, 2022

Kaunas Algirdas Brazauskas, Lithuania

By Carmen

Kaunas Algirdas Brazauskas is a 100.8MW hydro power project. It is located on Nemunas river/basin in Kaunas, Lithuania. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1955 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1960.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 100.8 100.8 Active Kaunas, Lithuania Ignitis Gamyba

Description

The project is developed and owned by Ignitis Gamyba. The company has a stake of 100%.

Kaunas Algirdas Brazauskas is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 462 million cubic meter. Kaunas Algirdas Brazauskas underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2010. The project generated 424 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 25.2MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 28 MVA.

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Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1955 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1960.

About Ignitis Gamyba

Ignitis Gamyba AB (Ignitis), formerly Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba AB, a subsidiary of AB Ignitis Grupe, is an electric utility that generates, imports, exports and supplies electricity and thermal energy. The company generates electricity from hydro, thermal and renewable energy sources. The company trades electricity with other producers and traders; and sells electricity to public and independent suppliers. Ignitis also offers construction and maintenance of power plants and grid services; balances and regulates power; and provides capacity reserve services. The company provides its services in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia among others. Ignitis is headquartered in Vilnius, Lithuania.

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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