Valeira is a 240MW hydro power project. It is located on Douro river/basin in Lisbon, 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 1976. Buy the profile here.

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Description

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

Valeira is a run-of-river project. The project generated 663 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1976.

Contractors involved

MSF Engenharia was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

Kvaerner was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of kaplan turbines, each with 82.4MW nameplate capacity.

ABB supplied 3 electric generators for the project.

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About Energias de Portugal

Energias de Portugal SA (EDP) is a vertically integrated energy utility. It generates, transmits, distributes and sells electricity, and transports, distributes and sells natural gas. The company produces electricity using hydro, coal, nuclear, waste, wind, solar and other sources. EDP also purchases and sells energy in the Iberia market; and provides engineering, professional training, laboratory tests, energy services and property management services. It is owned by China Three Gorges, OPPIDUM, Blackrock Inc, CNIC, Mubadala and others. The company serves residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial and other customers in Portugal, Spain, Brazil, the US and other countries. EDP is headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal.

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.