Hydroelectric Power Plants in Hungary

Felsődobsza 
Location: Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen
Operator: EMASZ Halozati Kft
Configuration: 2 X 474 kW Pit
Operation: 2013
T/G supplier: Kossler
Quick facts:
Ths SHP is on the Hernad River. It was built by local landowners and operated in 1912, mainly to serve a nearby mill. It ws rebuilt in the 1960s and rebuilt again in 2013 with Ft 900mn of new equipment, financing assisted by a Ft 376mn EU grant.. Capacity doubled from the previous installation. The structure was listed in 2009. The project is operated by Sinergy.

Photograph courtesy of Sigma Kft
Posted 31 Jan 2015

Gibart 
Location: Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen
Operator: EMASZ Halozati Kft
Configuration: 2 X 250 kW Pit
Operation: 1964
T/G supplier: Ganz
Quick facts:
Ths SHP is on the Hernad River. It was first operated in 1903 and later rebuilt. The project is operated by Sinergy.

Photograph courtesy of Sinergy Kft
Posted 31 Jan 2015

Kesznyeten
Location: Zemplen
Operator: Hernadviz Hydro Power Plant
Configuration: 2 X 2.2 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1945
T/G supplier: Ganz
Quick facts: The Kesnyeten power station on the Hernad River was originally built by the Diosgyor steel works and the local irrigation authority. In the early 1990s, the generators were rewound and the dam and auxiliary equipment was refurbished.

Photograph courtesy of Tiszai Eromu Rt
Posted 19 Jan 2004

 
Kiskore
Location: Heves
Operator: Tiszai Eromu Rt
Configuration: 4 X 7 MW bulb
Operation: 1973
T/G supplier: Neyrpic, Alsthom
Quick facts: The Kiskore hydro plant was built from 1968-1973 as part of the dam built for Hungary's Tisza-2 thermal power plant project.

Photograph courtesy of Tiszai Eromu Rt
Posted 19 Jan 2004

Tiszalok
Location: Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
Operator: Tiszaviz Vizeromu Kft
Configuration: 3 X 4.5 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1957
T/G supplier: Ganz
Quick facts: In Nov 2006, Voith Siemens Hydro was awarded a contract for rehabilitation and modernization of the three 4.8m turbines at Tiszalok. The installed capacity of the power units will be raised by 10% and the project is to complete by 2010. The power station is an architectural monument and the area is part of Hungary's largest national park and the Hortobagy World Heritage Site.

Photograph courtesy of Voith Siemens Hydro
Re-posted 16 May 2007

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 01-Feb-2015

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