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January 17, 2022

Vuhred, Slovenia

By Carmen

Vuhred is a 72.3MW hydro power project. It is located on Drava river/basin in Carinthia, Slovenia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1952 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1956.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 72.3 72.3 Active Carinthia, Slovenia


The project is currently owned by Dravske elektrarne Maribor.

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 2005. The project generated 369.558 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 – Elektroindustrija supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 30 MVA.


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