Le Cheylas is a 500MW hydro power project. It is located on Flumet 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 1979.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||500||500||–||Active||Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France|
The project is currently owned by Electricite de France with a stake of 100%.
Le Cheylas is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 4.8 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 256m. The project generated 750 GWh of electricity.
The project got commissioned in 1979.
GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of pump turbines, each with 250MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 270 MVA.
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