Vouglans is a 285MW hydro power project. It is located on Ain river/basin in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France. 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 1968. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Electricite de France with a stake of 100%.

Vouglans is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 605 million cubic meter. The project generated 240 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 58MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1968.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 68MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 72 MVA.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 80 MVA.

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