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Orphey Hydro Power Plant

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 160000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 0.00
URL More about Orphey Hydro Power Plant
The Orphey Hydro Power Plant is an active hydro power project near Krichim, Bulgaria. It has 4 individual Francis turbines which will deliver up to 160 MW of power. One of the turbines can be used as a pump as well (38 MW), making this power plant a pumped storage type. The plant uses water from the Vacha Reservoir, and is part of the Dospat-Vacha Hydro Power Cascade.
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 Operational
Commissioning On DD.01.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No

Smolyan, Devin

Utility NEK EAD
Utility Type Federally Owned
Paired Grid Resource Transmission
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 NEK EAD
Cost & Performance
Performance 115,789 MWh Annually
Service Use Case Electric Energy Time Shift
Electric Supply Capacity

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