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Alto Rabagão Hydro Power Plant

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 68000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 14310.33
URL More about Alto Rabagão Hydro Power Plant
The Alto Rabagão Dam, built in 1964 is one of the largest in Portugal and forms a large artificial lake with a rectangular format, 4 kms wide and almost 20 km long. The dams water source is provided via the Rabagão River.The dam is 94 meters high and has a water volume capacity of 1,117,000 m3.
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 01.01.1964
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Viade de Baixo
Pisoes, Montalegre
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)
O&M Contractor MAGOP
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Energy Time Shift
Electric Supply Capacity

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