Chastang is a 293MW hydro power project. It is located on Dordogne river/basin in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France. 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. The project construction commenced in 1947 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1951. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is currently owned by Electricite de France with a stake of 100%.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 187 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 71m. The project generated 540 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1947 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1951.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 82MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 90 MVA.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.