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Amari Pumped Hydro Hybrid Project

Technology Type Closed-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 50000 kW
URL More about Amari Pumped Hydro Hybrid Project
The Amari hybrid project is a system that combines wind energy (Lassithi prefecture) and Pumped Storage technology (Rethymnon prefecture). The installed capacity of the wind farms is 89.1 MW, where each of the 27 wind generators provides 3.30 MW, whereas the pumped hydro storage system consists of three reversible hydro units (25 MW each) giving 50 MW guaranteed capacity and ten pumps (3.216 MW each).
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner.
Project Status
Status Announced
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Rethymnon and Lassithi, Crete
Greece

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Terna Energy S.A.
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Terna Energy S.A.
Integrator Company Terna Energy S.A.
Cost & Performance
Projected Project Lifetime 25 years
Performance Performance metrics not available
Capital Expenditure $276720000
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Supply Reserve Capacity - Non-Spinning
Frequency Regulation
Load Following (Tertiary Balancing)
Ramping
Renewables Capacity Firming
Renewables Energy Time Shift
Resiliency
Voltage Support
Renewables Energy Time Shift
Resiliency
Voltage Support
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