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Ibón de Ip Hydroelectric Power Station

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 88500 kW
URL More about Ibón de Ip Hydroelectric Power Station
A hydro plant with a capacity of 88.85 megawatts (MW) in the form of a reversible pumping station with three sets consisting of an alternator, a turbine and a pump. It can supply clean energy to more than 16,000 homes. It has two reservoirs to complete the pump-turbine circuit. The higher reservoir is a lake (the Lake of Ip) whose level has been raised through infilling with loose materials to a maximum height above foundations of 28m, a crown length of 235m and a spillway capacity of 87 m3/s. It has a capacity of 5.3 hm3 (Lake of Ip). The lower reservoir (the Canfranc counter-reservoir) has a capacity of 0.43 hm3. It has a 32.2-meter-high buttressed-wall dam located on the river Aragon.
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 Operational
Commissioning On 01.01.1969
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Ibón de Ip
Huesca, Aragon
Spain

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 Acciona Energy
Cost & Performance
Performance N/A
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Energy Time Shift
Electric Supply Capacity
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