Crestuma -Lever is an 117MW hydro power project. It is located on Porto river/basin in Porto, Portugal. 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 1976 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1985. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed and owned by Energias de Portugal. The company has a stake of 100%.

Crestuma -Lever is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 110 million cubic meter. The project generated 311 MWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1976 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1985.

Contractors involved

Tamega Energy was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of kaplan turbines, each with 39MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 36.1 MVA.

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About Energias de Portugal

Energias de Portugal SA (EDP) is a provider of power and energy solutions. The company focus on power generation, distribution, transport, and markets electricity. The company produces electricity through various energy sources such as hydro energy, solar energy, wind energy, and renewable energy. Its service offerings include energy consulting services, client solutions, power distribution, energy management, and network solutions. It has an operational presence in Spain, Brazil, China, Indonesia, Belgium, Canada, the US, Chile, Colombia, Peru, and others. EDP is headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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