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Rönkhausen Pumped Storage Power Plant

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 140000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 4.92
URL More about Rönkhausen Pumped Storage Power Plant
Rönkhausen is an underground power plant containing two Francis turbines rated at 70 MW each. It rests between two artificial reservoirs, which are fed by the Glingebach, a tributary of the Lenne.
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 01.01.1969
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Finnentrop, North Rhine-Westphalia
Germany

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource Transmission
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Third-Party-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Mark-E
Equity Owner 1 Percent 100%
Energy Storage Technology Provider Escher-Wyss, Sulzer
Cost & Performance
Performance Efficiency: 75%
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Energy Time Shift
Electric Supply Capacity

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