Montpezat is a 132MW hydro power project. It is located on Fontoliere river/basin in Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France. 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 1954. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Electricite de France with a stake of 100%.

Montpezat is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 630m. The project generated 279 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 60MW nameplate capacity.

The nameplate capacity of electric generator(s) installed at the site is 65 MVA.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1954.

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