Castrelo is an 112MW hydro power project. It is located on Xallas river/basin in Galicia, Spain. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1989. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Ferroatlantica. S.L. Y Caixa Galicia and is currently owned by Grupo Ferroatlantica with a stake of 100%.

Castrelo is a reservoir based project. The project generated 93.4 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 56MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1989.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Union Fenosa Distribucion under a power purchase agreement.

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