Hydroelectric Plants in Spain - other regions

Chanza
Location: Huelva
Operator: Junta de Andalucía
Configuration: 1 X 4.5 MW Francis
Operation: 1989
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: Chanza Reservoir is on the Spanish-Portuguese border and is part of the regional water supply system. The concrete gravity dam is 85m tall and 338m long.

Photograph by Paulo Juntas (wikipedia)
Posted 9 Oct 2010

Embid
Location: Zaragoza
Operator: Endesa SA
Configuration: 2 X 1.6 MW Francis
Operation: 1934
T/G supplier: BBC

Quick facts: This SHP is on the Rio Jalón in Calatayud municipality.

Photograph courtesy of Endesa SA
Posted 2 Jan 2013

Jose Oriol
Location: Caceres
Operator: Iberdrola
Configuration: 6 X 235 MW Francis
Operation: 1969-1970
T/G supplier: Neyrpic, GE
Quick Facts: This is Spain's largest hydroelectric plant.

Photograph courtesy of Iberdrola
Posted 28 Apr 2002

La Serena
Location: Badajoz
Operator: Endesa SA
Configuration: 1 X 25 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1992
T/G supplier: Sulzer, ABB

Photograph courtesy of Endesa SA
Posted 2 Jan 2013

Loriguilla
Location: Valencia
Operator: Iberdrola
Configuration: 4.5 MW
Operation: 2001
T/G supplier: ??

Photograph courtesy of Iberdrola
Posted 27 Feb 2005

Mequinenza
Location: Zaragoza
Operator: Endesa
Configuration: 4 X 81-MW Francis
Operation: 1964
T/G supplier: Neyrpic, Elin
EPC: ENHER
Quick facts: This HPP has a 79m tall dam on the Rio Ebro forming a reservoir that backs uo to Caspe. It was built by Empresa Nacional Hidroelectrica del Ribagorzana

Photograph courtesy of Endesa
Posted 11 Feb 2017

Millares
Location: Valencia
Operator: Iberdrola
Configuration: 4 X 20 MW Francis
Operation: 1932-1946 (ret 1998)
T/G supplier: Escher Wyss, BBC, GE
Quick facts: The original sets at Millares were retired and replaced with two 34-MW units in 2003. This plant is also known as Urrutia.

Photograph courtesy of Iberdrola
Posted 29 Oct 2005

Monteargon
Location: Toledo
Operator: Oramba SA
Configuration: 2 X 1.5 MW Kaplan
Operation: 2001
T/G supplier: Indar
Quick facts: In Talavera de la Reina, aka Pedro Ortiz Ramos.

Photograph courtesy of Bobitecnic sl
Posted 13 Sep 2015

Pasteral-II
Location: Girona
Operator: Endesa SA
Configuration: 1 X 880-kW, 1 X 1,100-kW Kaplan
Operation: 1961-1962
T/G supplier: Charmilles, Oerlikon
Quick facts: On the Rio Ter in La Cellera de Ter.

Photograph courtesy of Aplitelc Bergueda
Posted 2 Aug 2015

Salto la Brena
Location: Cordoba
Operator: Grupo Cuerva
Configuration: 1 X 5.5 MW Francis
Operation: 1992
T/G supplier: Indar
Quick facts: In Almodobar del Rio.

Photograph courtesy of Bobitecnic sl
Posted 13 Sep 2015

San Mateo
Location: Zaragoza
Operator: Endesa SA
Configuration: 1 X 640-kW Francis
Operation: 1956
T/G supplier: Voith
Quick facts: On the Rio Gallega in San Mateo de Gallego.

Photograph courtesy of Aplitelc Bergueda
Posted 2 Aug 2015

Talavera
Location: Toledo
Operator: Iberdrola
Configuration: 4 X 1.6 MW semi-Kaplan
Operation: 2003
T/G supplier: VA TECH

Photograph courtesy of Iberdrola
Posted 27 Feb 2005

Abbreviations

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

Updated 11-Feb-2017

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