Kegums 2 is a 233.4MW hydro power project. It is planned on Daugava river/basin in Kegums, Latvia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under rehabilitation & modernization stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 1976 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 1979. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Latvenergo.

Kegums 2 is a run-of-river project.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 1976. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 1979.

Contractors involved

Power Machines will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 3 units of kaplan turbines, each with 77.8MW nameplate capacity.

Power Machines is expected to supply 3 electric generators for the project.

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About Latvenergo

Latvenergo AS (Latvenergo) is a state-owned power utility company that generates and supplies electricity and thermal energy, distributes electricity, leases transmission system assets. It generates electricity through various renewable energy sources such as hydropower, biomass, solar, wind and gas. The company also offers telecommunication and information technology services. It procures the required volume of electricity to meet the demand for electricity in the region. The company also supplies energy in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Latvenergo is headquartered in Riga, Latvia.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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