Fratel is a 132MW hydro power project. It is located on Tejo river/basin in Portalegre, 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1974. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Energias de Portugal and SOMAGUE Engenharia. The project is currently owned by Energias de Portugal with a stake of 100%.
Fratel is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 92.5 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 28.8m. The project generated 327 GWh of electricity.
The project got commissioned in 1974.
GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of kaplan turbines, each with 44MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 50 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.