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November 24, 2021

La Muela, Spain

By Carmen

La Muela is a 1,487MW hydro power project. It is located on Jucar river/basin in Valencian Community, Spain. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1989.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,487 1,487 Active Valencian Community, Spain


The project is currently owned by Iberdrola.

La Muela is a pumped storage project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1989.

Contractors Involved

La Muela (La Muela I) is equipped with Voith Hydro Holding reversible pump turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 211.67MW nameplate capacity.

La Muela (La Muela II ) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy turbines. The phase consists of 4 turbines, each with 216MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 4 electric generators for the La Muela (La Muela II ). The generator capacity is 240 MVA.


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