Pollaphuca is a 30MW hydro power project. It is located on Liffey river/basin in Kildare, Ireland. 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 1944. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is currently owned by Electricity Supply Board.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 150 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 47m. The penstock length is 60.96m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1944.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 15MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 18.75 MVA.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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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.