Regua is an 180MW hydro power project. It is located on Douro river/basin in Vila Real, Portugal. 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 1973. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by EDP Gestao da Producao de Energia and is currently owned by Energias de Portugal.

Regua is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 27.5m. The project generated 620.8 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1973.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of kaplan turbines, each with 60MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 58 MVA.

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