Portile de Fier II is a 251.2MW hydro power project. It is located on Danube river/basin in Mehedinti, Romania. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1986.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 251.2 251.2 Active Mehedinti, Romania Technopromexport


The project was developed by Technopromexport and is currently owned by S.C. Hidroelectrica.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 600 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 12.8m. Portile de Fier II underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2005-2012.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1986.

Contractors Involved

UCM Resita was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 8 units of bulb turbines, each with 31.4MW nameplate capacity.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Hydro Engineering and Power Machines.

About Technopromexport

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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