Sloy is a 152.5MW hydro power project. It is located on Loch Lomond river/basin in Scotland, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1945 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1950.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||152.5||152.5||–||Active||Scotland, the UK||SSE Generation|
The project was developed by SSE Generation and is currently owned by SSE.
Sloy is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 277m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 4 in number. Sloy underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1990-1999. The project generated 130 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1945 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1950.
The English Electric was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 32.5MW nameplate capacity.
The English Electric was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 40MW nameplate capacity.
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