Sigalda is a 150MW hydro power project. It is located on Tungnaa river/basin in South, Iceland. 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 1973 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1977. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Energoprojekt Niskogradnja and is currently owned by Landsvirkjun hf.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 140 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 74m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 3 in number. The penstock length is 110m. The project generated 920 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1973 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1977.

Contractors involved

Energomashexport was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 50MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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About Energoprojekt Niskogradnja

Energoprojekt Niskogradnja Plc (Energoprojekt Niskogradnja),a subsidiary of Energoprojekt Holding AD,specializes in providing consulting, engineering, construction and equipping services. Energoprojekt Niskogradnja is headquartered in Belgrade,Serbia.

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.