Gradec is a 54MW hydro power project. It is planned on Vardar river/basin in Vardar, Macedonia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027. Buy the profile here.
The project is being developed by China International Water & Electric and Elektrani na Severna Makedonija. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.
Gradec is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project will be 27.15m.
The hydro power project consists of 2 units of kaplan turbines.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.
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About China International Water & Electric
China International Water & Electric Corp (CWE), a subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation, is a state-owned enterprise that provides contracting and investment services. The company invests in construction of various water and hydropower projects across the countries. It also constructs highways, expressways, bridges and road rehabilitation, and highway upgrading. Key projects of the company include Aibd Mbour-Thies Expressway, Roseires Dam Heightening Project, Merowe Dam, Dam Complex of Upper Atbara Project, Kinkon Hydropower Station, Kaleta Hydroelectric Project in Africa, Nam Ngiep 2 Hydropower Project, San Gaban III Hydropower Station, and Canar and Naranjal Flood Control Project. CWE carries out water supply, irrigation, and other projects. The company operates across Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. CWE is headquartered in Beijing, China.
About Elektrani na Severna Makedonija
Elektrani na Severna Makedonija AD (ELEM) formerly known as Elektrani na Makedonija, is a state-owned energy utility company. The company generates and supplies electricity. It operates as the pillar of energy system in Macedonia. ELEM generates electricity by using various sources, including hydro, thermal energetic recourses, coal, renewable energy sources such as solar and wind energy. The company operates various thermoelectric power plants, hydropower plants and wind mill across Macedonia. ELEM also operates coal mines for electricity, namely, Oslomej, Suvodol, Brod-Gneotino and Zivojno. The company through its subsidiaries also involves in tourism, catering, recreation, supply of thermal energy, equipment manufacturing and maintenance activities. ELEM is headquartered in Skopje, Macedonia.