Vuhred is a 72.3MW hydro power project. It is located on Drava river/basin in Carinthia, Slovenia. 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 1952 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1956. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Dravske elektrarne Maribor with a stake of 100%.

Vuhred is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 10.3 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 17.4m. Vuhred underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2000-2005. The project generated 297 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1952 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1956.

Contractors involved

Litostroj Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of kaplan turbines, each with 24.55MW nameplate capacity.

Koncar Generators and Motors supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 30 MVA.

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This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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