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November 30, 2021

Zarnowiec, Poland

By Carmen

Zarnowiec is a 716MW hydro power project. It is located on Zarnowieckie Lake river/basin in Pomerania, Poland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1974 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1982.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 716 716 Active Pomerania, Poland

Description

The project is currently owned by Elektrownie Szczytowo-Pompowe.

Zarnowiec is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 16.445 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 119.3m. Zarnowiec underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2006-2009. The project generated 1,165 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1974 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1982.

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Contractors Involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Andritz Hydro and CKD Blansko Holding.

Electrotyazhmash supplied 4 electric generators for the project.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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