Peshtera is a 128MW hydro power project. It is located on Matnitsa river/basin in Pazardzhik, Bulgaria. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1959.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||128||128||–||Active||Pazardzhik, Bulgaria||Technopromexport|
The project was developed by Technopromexport and is currently owned by Natsionalna Elektricheska Kompania.
Peshtera is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 310 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 586m. Peshtera underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1996-1998. The project generated 300 GWh of electricity.
The hydro power project consists of 5 turbines, each with 25.6MW nameplate capacity.
The project got commissioned in 1959.
Technopromexport, a subsidiary of Prominvest of Rostec State Corporation, is a state owned engineering company that specializes in the construction of power projects. The company carries out the construction of various energy facilities including thermal power plants such as combined-cycle, gas-turbine, geothermal and diesel; hydroelectric power plants; RES based plants; power transmission lines and substations; geothermal power plants; and facilities for oil & gas, petrochemical and chemical industries. Technopromexport is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.
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