Villarodin is a 360MW hydro power project. It is located on Villarodin river/basin in Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1966.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||360||360||–||Active||Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France|
The project is currently owned by Electricite de France with a stake of 100%.
Villarodin is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 333 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 887m. The project generated 671 GWh of electricity.
The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site.
The project got commissioned in 1966.
GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of pelton turbines, each with 180MW nameplate capacity.
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