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.

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The project is developed and owned by Energias de Portugal. The company has a stake of 100%.

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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About Energias de Portugal

Energias de Portugal SA (EDP) is a provider of power and energy solutions. The company focus on power generation, distribution, transport, and markets electricity. The company produces electricity through various energy sources such as hydro energy, solar energy, wind energy, and renewable energy. Its service offerings include energy consulting services, client solutions, power distribution, energy management, and network solutions. It has an operational presence in Spain, Brazil, China, Indonesia, Belgium, Canada, the US, Chile, Colombia, Peru, and others. EDP is headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal.

This content was updated on 10 July 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.