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Lotru-Ciunget is a 510MW hydro power project. It is located on Lotru river/basin in Valcea, Romania. 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 1972. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by SPEEH Hidroelectrica.

Lotru-Ciunget is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 809m. 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 1 in number. The penstock length is 1,320m. Lotru-Ciunget underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2007-2011. The project generated 750 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1972.

Contractors involved

UCM Resita was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of pelton turbines, each with 174.25MW nameplate capacity.

Hydro Engineering supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 185 MVA.

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This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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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.