Villarino is an 856.51MW hydro power project. It is located on Tormes river/basin in Castile and León, 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 1970. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Iberdrola Renovables and is currently owned by Iberdrola with a stake of 100%.

Villarino is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 2,586.3 million cubic meter. The penstock length is 400m. The penstock diameter is 7.5m. Villarino underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2020-2021. The project generated 1,376 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1970.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Red Electrica De Espana under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 turbines, each with 135MW nameplate capacity.

ABB supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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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.