Foz Tua is a 268MW hydro power project. It is located on Tua river/basin in Vila Real, 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 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2017. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Energias de Portugal. Engie and Mirova are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 40% and 25% respectively.

Foz Tua is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1.06 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 96m. The project generated 660 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2017.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of pump turbines.

Andritz Hydro supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 150 MVA.

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About Energias de Portugal

Energias de Portugal SA (EDP) is a vertically integrated energy utility. It generates, transmits, distributes and sells electricity, and transports, distributes and sells natural gas. The company produces electricity using hydro, coal, nuclear, waste, wind, solar and other sources. EDP also purchases and sells energy in the Iberia market; and provides engineering, professional training, laboratory tests, energy services and property management services. It is owned by China Three Gorges, OPPIDUM, Blackrock Inc, CNIC, Mubadala and others. The company serves residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial and other customers in Portugal, Spain, Brazil, the US and other countries. EDP is headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal.

This content was updated on 10 July 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.