Saint Pierre Cognet is a 101MW hydro power project. It is located on Drac 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. The project construction commenced in 1954 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1957. Buy the profile here.

Description

The project was developed by Societe de construction des Batignolles and is currently owned by Electricite de France with a stake of 100%.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 28 million cubic meter.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 46.5MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1954 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1957.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 55 MVA.

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