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Venda Nova III Pumped Hydro Station

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 736000 kW
URL More about Venda Nova III Pumped Hydro Station
In early 2015, Venda Nova III will be connected to the grid, becoming Portugal’s largest hydroelectric power station. The project includex engineering and civil construction works for nearly 9 kilometers of underground tunnels, a below-ground powerhouse chamber more than 50 meters high, surge and intake shafts, as well as all other related infrastructure. http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2010/12/pumped-hydro-to-be-installed-at-portugals-venda-nova-iii
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Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On 31.12.2016
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Vieira do Minho, Distrito de Braga
Portugal

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Energias de Portugal (EDP)
Utility Type Investor Owned
Paired Grid Resource
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Energias de Portugal (EDP)
Energy Storage Technology Provider Voith Hydro
Power Electronics Provider Siemens
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Capital Expenditure $438000000
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Energy Time Shift
Electric Supply Capacity
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