Skavica HPP is a 210MW hydro power project. It is planned on Drin river/basin in Albania. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 210 210 Permitting Albania Korporata Elektroenergjitike Shqiptare


The project is being developed and currently owned by Korporata Elektroenergjitike Shqiptare.

The project is expected to generate 915 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $535.552m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.

About Korporata Elektroenergjitike Shqiptare

Korporata Elektroenergjitike Shqiptare Sha (KESH) is a state-owned electricity company that generates, transmits and distributes electric power. It produces energy using the hydro and thermal sources, and trades that in the regulated and de-regulated markets. The company owns and operates the Fierza HPP, Komani HPP and Vau i Dejes HPP plants in the Drin River Cascade hydro power complex, which is situated on the Drin River, and the Vlora TPP. Through balancing energy and providing auxiliary services, KESH maintains security of the Albanian energy system. It serves industrial, commercial, government and domestic customers in the country. KESH is headquartered in Tirane, Albania.


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