Turnu is a 70MW hydro power project. It is located on Olt river/basin in Valcea, Romania. 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 1982. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by SPEEH Hidroelectrica.

Turnu is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project is 24m. The project generated 194 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1982.

Contractors involved

UCM Resita was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 36.25MW nameplate capacity.

Hydro Engineering supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 39.1 MVA.

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