Teshel is a 60MW hydro power project. It is located on Buinovska river/basin in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1984.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 60 60 Active Plovdiv, Bulgaria


The project is currently owned by Natsionalna Elektricheska Kompania.

Teshel is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1.37 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 341m. Teshel underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2002-2005. The project generated 18 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1984.

Contractors Involved

Vaptech was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 31.2MW nameplate capacity.

IHB Electric supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 35 MVA.


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