Lipno I is a 139MW hydro power project. It is located on Vltava river/basin in South Bohemia, Czech Republic. 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 1953 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1959. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by CEZ with a stake of 100%.

Lipno I is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 309 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 164m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 2 in number. The penstock length is 160m. The penstock diameter is 4.5m. Lipno I underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2012-2017, 2018.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1953 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1959.

Contractors involved

CKD Blansko Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 69.5MW nameplate capacity.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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