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Hydro Pumped Storage Amfilochia

Technology Type Closed-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 680000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 24.00
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The Hydro Pumped Storage Amfilochia is located in the Municipality of Amfilochia, Prefecture of Aitoloakarnania, Central Greece. It consists of two separate upper reservoirs, “Agios Georgios” and “Pyrgos”, and a common lower reservoir, the existing Kastraki Lake (Public Power Company - PPC ownership). The electromechanical equipment will be installed in two independent powerhouses located near the north-eastern bank of the Kastraki Lake. The total installed capacity of the system is approx. 680 MW and the net annual electricity generation is 812 GWh. The total budget of the project is expected to exceed the amount of 500M euros. The Agios Georgios reservoir has an effective storage capacity around 5 x 106 m^3; installed power (turbine mode): 370MW (4 reversible units); Installed power (pumping mode): 403 MW. The Pyrgos reservoir has an effective storage capacity around 2 x 106 m^3; Installed power (turbine mode): 231 MW (2 reversible units); Installed power (pumping mode): 237 MW.
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Announced
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Amfilochia, Aitoloakarnania
Greece

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Customer-Owned
Equity Owner 1 TERNA ENERGY S.A.
Integrator Company TERNA ENERGY S.A.
Cost & Performance
Projected Project Lifetime 50 years
Performance Performance metrics not available
Capital Expenditure $502000000
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Supply Reserve Capacity - Non-Spinning
Frequency Regulation
Load Following (Tertiary Balancing)
Ramping
Renewables Capacity Firming
Renewables Energy Time Shift
Voltage Support
Funding
Funding Source 1 Federal/National Debt

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