Salime is a 128MW hydro power project. It is located on Navia river/basin in Asturias, Spain. 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 1953. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by EDP Espana SAU and is currently owned by Hidroelectrica Del Cantabrico. S.A. / Endesa Generacion with a stake of 50%.

Salime is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 239.5 million cubic meter. The project generated 350 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 32MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1953.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Hidrocantabrico Distribucion, S.A.U. & E.ON Distribucion under a power purchase agreement.

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About EDP Espana SAU

EDP Espana SAU (EDP Espana), a subsidiary of Energias de Portugal SA, formerly Hidroelectrica del Cantabrico SA, is an energy utility company. The company carries out the business of generation, transmission, distribution and marketing of electricity and distribution and marketing of natural gas. It owns and operates thermal, hydroelectric and nuclear power plants with a combined installed power capacity of 3,855 MW. HC Energia through its subsidiary, NG Energia, undertakes the distribution and supply of natural gas. It provides electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial and industrial customers, among others, in Spain. HC Energia is headquartered in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain.

This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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