List of pumped-storage hydroelectric power stations

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The following page lists all pumped-storage hydroelectric power stations that are larger than 1,000 MW in net generating capacity, which are currently operational or under construction. Those power stations that are smaller than 1,000 MW, and those that are decommissioned or only at a planning/proposal stage may be found in regional lists, listed at the end of the page.

Pumped-storage hydroelectric power stations[edit]

The upper reservoir of the Markersbach PSPS.
Main pump-generator hall of Vianden Pumped Storage Plant
Upper reservoir for Coo-Trois-Ponts PSPS

The table below lists currently operational power stations. Some of these may have additional units under construction, but only current net capacity is listed.

Station Country Location Capacity (MW) Ref
Bad Creek Hydroelectric Station  United States 35°0′40.02″N 83°0′52.23″W / 35.0111167°N 83.0145083°W / 35.0111167; -83.0145083 (Bad Creek Hydroelectric Station Station) 1,065 [1]
Bailianhe Pumped Storage Power Station  China 30°36′33″N 115°27′15″E / 30.60917°N 115.45417°E / 30.60917; 115.45417 (Bailianhe PSPS) 1,200 [2][3]
Baoquan Pumped Storage Power Station  China 35°28′08″N 113°28′24″E / 35.46889°N 113.47333°E / 35.46889; 113.47333 (Baoquan PS) 1,200

[4][5]

Bath County Pumped Storage Station  United States 38°12′32″N 79°48′00″W / 38.20889°N 79.80000°W / 38.20889; -79.80000 (Bath County Pumped Storage Station) 3,003 [6]
Blenheim-Gilboa Hydroelectric Power Station  United States 42°27′18″N 74°27′29″W / 42.45500°N 74.45806°W / 42.45500; -74.45806 (Blenheim-Gilboa Hydroelectric Power Station) 1,160 [7]
Castaic Power Plant  United States 34°35′14″N 118°39′23″W / 34.58722°N 118.65639°W / 34.58722; -118.65639 (Castaic Power Plant) 1,566  
Coo-Trois-Ponts Hydroelectric Power Station  Belgium 50°23′12″N 05°51′26″E / 50.38667°N 5.85722°E / 50.38667; 5.85722 (Coo-Trois-Ponts Hydroelectric Power Station) 1,164 [8]
Dinorwig Power Station  United Kingdom 53°07′07″N 04°06′50″W / 53.11861°N 4.11389°W / 53.11861; -4.11389 (Dinorwig Power Station) 1,728  
Drakensberg Pumped Storage Scheme  South Africa 28°34′23″S 29°05′13″E / 28.57306°S 29.08694°E / -28.57306; 29.08694 (Drakensberg Pumped Storage Scheme) 1,000  
Edolo Pumped Storage Plant  Italy 46°10′15″N 10°20′52″E / 46.17083°N 10.34778°E / 46.17083; 10.34778 (Edolo Pumped Storage Plant) 1,000 [1]
Entracque Power Plant  Italy 44°13′29″N 07°23′10″E / 44.22472°N 7.38611°E / 44.22472; 7.38611 (Entracque Power Plant) 1,317 [9]
Goldisthal Pumped Storage Station  Germany 50°30′26″N 11°00′18″E / 50.50722°N 11.00500°E / 50.50722; 11.00500 (Goldisthal Pumped Storage Station) 1,060 [1]
Grand'Maison Dam  France 45°12′21″N 06°07′01″E / 45.20583°N 6.11694°E / 45.20583; 6.11694 (Grand Maison Dam) 1,800 [10]
Guangdong Pumped Storage Power Station  China 23°45′52″N 113°57′12″E / 23.76444°N 113.95333°E / 23.76444; 113.95333 (Guangzhou Pumped Storage Power Station) 2,400 [2][11]
Heimifeng Pumped Storage Power Station  China 28°27′35″N 113°00′36″E / 28.45972°N 113.01000°E / 28.45972; 113.01000 (Heimifeng PS) 1,200 [4][5]
Helms Pumped Storage Plant  United States 37°02′13.78″N 118°57′53.63″W / 37.0371611°N 118.9648972°W / 37.0371611; -118.9648972 (Helms Pumped Storage Plant) 1,200 [1]
Huizhou Pumped Storage Power Station  China 23°16′07″N 114°18′50″E / 23.26861°N 114.31389°E / 23.26861; 114.31389 (Huizhou Pumped Storage Power Station) 2,448 [3][4][5]
Imaichi Pumped Storage Plant  Japan 36°49′31″N 139°39′58″E / 36.82528°N 139.66611°E / 36.82528; 139.66611 (Imiachi Dam) 1,050 [12][13]
Kazunogawa Dam  Japan 35°43′07″N 138°55′47″E / 35.71861°N 138.92972°E / 35.71861; 138.92972 (Kazunogawa Dam) 1,200[14] [15][16]
Ludington Pumped Storage Power Plant  United States 43°53′37″N 86°26′43″W / 43.89361°N 86.44528°W / 43.89361; -86.44528 (Ludington Pumped Storage Power Plant) 1,872 [17]
Malta-Reisseck Power Plant Group  Austria 46°52′14″N 13°19′46″E / 46.87056°N 13.32944°E / 46.87056; 13.32944 (Malta-Reisseck Power Plant Group) 1,026 [18]
Markersbach Pumped Storage Power Plant  Germany 50°31′14″N 12°52′57″E / 50.52056°N 12.88250°E / 50.52056; 12.88250 (Markersbach Pumped Storage Power Plant) 1,045.5 [1]
Matanoagawa Dam  Japan 35°14′44″N 133°29′30″E / 35.24556°N 133.49167°E / 35.24556; 133.49167 (Matanoagawa Dam) 1,200 [15]
Minhu Pumped Storage Hydro Power Station  Taiwan 23°51′16″N 120°52′13″E / 23.85444°N 120.87028°E / 23.85444; 120.87028 (Minghu Dam) 1,008 [19]
Mingtan Pumped Storage Hydro Power Plant  Taiwan 23°50′11″N 120°52′04″E / 23.83639°N 120.86778°E / 23.83639; 120.86778 (Mingtan Dam) 1,602 [19][20]
Muddy Run Pumped Storage Facility  United States 39°48′29″N 76°17′54″W / 39.80806°N 76.29833°W / 39.80806; -76.29833 (Muddy Run Pumped Storage Facility) 1,071 [21]
Northfield Mountain  United States 42°36′36.51″N 72°26′50.63″W / 42.6101417°N 72.4473972°W / 42.6101417; -72.4473972 (Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Facility) 1,080  
Okutataragi Pumped Storage Power Station  Japan 35°14′12″N 134°51′23″E / 35.23667°N 134.85639°E / 35.23667; 134.85639 (Okutataragi Pumped Storage Power Station) 1,932 [22]
Okuyoshino Pumped Storage Power Station  Japan 34°7′4″N 135°49′16″E / 34.11778°N 135.82111°E / 34.11778; 135.82111 (Okuyoshino Pumped Storage Power Station) 1,206 [23]
Presenzano Hydroelectric Plant  Italy 41°22′53″N 14°5′25″E / 41.38139°N 14.09028°E / 41.38139; 14.09028 (Presenzano Hydroelectric Plant) 1,000 [1]
Pushihe Pumped Storage Power Station  China 40°25′42″N 124°41′50″E / 40.42833°N 124.69722°E / 40.42833; 124.69722 (Pushihe PS Hydro Power Station) 1,200 [4][5][24]
Raccoon Mountain Pumped-Storage Plant  United States 35°02′55″N 85°23′48″W / 35.04861°N 85.39667°W / 35.04861; -85.39667 (Raccoon Mountain Hydroelectric Power Station) 1,652  
Rocky Mountain Hydroelectric Plant  United States 34°21′20″N 85°18′14″W / 34.35556°N 85.30389°W / 34.35556; -85.30389 (Rocky Mountain Hydroelectric Plant) 1,095 [25]
Roncovalgrande Hydroelectric Plant  Italy 46°04′10″N 8°43′55″E / 46.06944°N 8.73194°E / 46.06944; 8.73194 (Roncovalgrande Hydroelectric Power Plant) 1,016 [26]
Sardar Sarovar Dam  India 21°49′49″N 73°44′50″E / 21.83028°N 73.74722°E / 21.83028; 73.74722 (Sardar Sarovar Dam) 1,450 [27]
Siah Bishe Pumped Storage Power Plant  Iran 36°13′04″N 51°18′18″E / 36.21778°N 51.30500°E / 36.21778; 51.30500 (Siah Bishe Pumped Storage Power Plant) 1,040 [28][29]
Shin Takasegawa Pumped Storage Station  Japan 36°28′26″N 137°41′23″E / 36.47389°N 137.68972°E / 36.47389; 137.68972 (Shin Takasegawa Pumped Storage Station) 1,280 [13][15]
Shintoyone Dam  Japan 35°07′33″N 137°45′38″E / 35.12583°N 137.76056°E / 35.12583; 137.76056 (Shintoyone Dam) 1,125 [15]
Tai'an Pumped Storage Power Station  China 36°13′19″N 117°02′31″E / 36.22194°N 117.04194°E / 36.22194; 117.04194 (Tai'an PS) 1,000 [4][5]
Tamahara Pumped Storage Power Station  Japan 36°46′56″N 139°03′23″E / 36.78222°N 139.05639°E / 36.78222; 139.05639 (Tamahara Pumped Storage Power Station) 1,200 [13][30]
Tianhuangping Pumped Storage Power Station  China 30°28′13″N 119°36′21″E / 30.47028°N 119.60583°E / 30.47028; 119.60583 (Tianhuangping Pumped Storage Power Station) 1,836 [2]
Tongbai Pumped Storage Power Station  China 29°12′11″N 120°59′50″E / 29.20306°N 120.99722°E / 29.20306; 120.99722 (Tongbai PS) 1,200 [2]
Tumut-3  Australia 35°36′42″S 148°17′29″E / 35.61167°S 148.29139°E / -35.61167; 148.29139 (Tumut 3 Hydroelectric Power Station) 1,500 [19]
Vianden Pumped Storage Plant  Luxembourg 49°57′08″N 6°10′38″E / 49.95222°N 6.17722°E / 49.95222; 6.17722 (Vianden Pumped Storage Plant) 1,096[31] [32][33][34]
Xiangshuijian Pumped Storage Power Station  China 31°06′46″N 118°17′31″E / 31.11278°N 118.29194°E / 31.11278; 118.29194 (Xiangshuijian PS) 1,000 [4][5]
Xianyou Pumped Storage Power Station  China 25°31′55″N 118°33′14″E / 25.53194°N 118.55389°E / 25.53194; 118.55389 (Xianyou PS) 1,200 [35]
Xilongchi Pumped Storage Power Station  China 38°32′14″N 113°16′24″E / 38.53722°N 113.27333°E / 38.53722; 113.27333 (Xilongchi PS) 1,200 [4][5]
Yangyang Pumped Storage Power Station  South Korea 38°00′37″N 128°32′34″E / 38.01028°N 128.54278°E / 38.01028; 128.54278 (Yangyang PS) 1,000 [3][20]
Yixing Pumped Storage Power Station  China 31°18′55″N 119°45′37″E / 31.31528°N 119.76028°E / 31.31528; 119.76028 (Yixing PS) 1,000 [4][5]
Zagorsk Pumped Storage Station  Russia 56°28′55″N 38°11′28″E / 56.48194°N 38.19111°E / 56.48194; 38.19111 (Zagorsk-1 Pumped Storage Station) 1,200 [36]
Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Power Station  China 37°46′28″N 114°03′30″E / 37.77444°N 114.05833°E / 37.77444; 114.05833 (Zhanghewan PS Hydro Power Station) 1,000 [4][5]

Under construction[edit]

This table lists stations under construction or operational stations with under-construction and current net capacity under 1,000 MW.

Station Country Location Capacity (MW) Expected Completion Ref
Dniester Pumped Storage Power Station  Ukraine 48°30′49″N 27°28′24″E / 48.51361°N 27.47333°E / 48.51361; 27.47333 (Dniester Pumped Storage Power Station) 2,268[37] 2017 [38][39]
Fengning Pumped Storage Power Station  China 41°40′40″N 116°29′47″E / 41.67778°N 116.49639°E / 41.67778; 116.49639 (Fengning PS Hydro Power Station) 3,600 2019 [40]
Hohhot Pumped Storage Power Station  China 40°59′14″N 111°41′18″E / 40.98722°N 111.68833°E / 40.98722; 111.68833 (Hohhot PS Power Station) 1,224 2014 [4][5]
Hongping Pumped Storage Power Station  China 29°04′30″N 115°19′10″E / 29.07500°N 115.31944°E / 29.07500; 115.31944 (Hongping Pumped Storage Power Station) 1,200[41] 2015 [42]
Huanggou Pumped Storage Power Station  China 45°22′42″N 129°37′44″E / 45.37833°N 129.62889°E / 45.37833; 129.62889 (Huanggou Pumped Storage Power Station) 1,200 2019 [43]
Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme  South Africa 28°16′54″S 29°35′08″E / 28.28167°S 29.58556°E / -28.28167; 29.58556 (Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme) 1,332 2015  
Jixi Pumped Storage Power Station  China 30°11′07″N 118°46′57″E / 30.18528°N 118.78250°E / 30.18528; 118.78250 (Jixi Pumped Storage Power Station) 1,800 2018 [34][44]
Kannagawa Hydropower Plant  Japan 36°00′18″N 138°39′09″E / 36.00500°N 138.65250°E / 36.00500; 138.65250 (Kannagawa Hydropower Plant) 2,820[45] 2020 [46][47][48]
Linth-Limmern Pumped Storage Station   Switzerland 46°51′00″N 9°0′03″E / 46.85000°N 9.00083°E / 46.85000; 9.00083 (Linth–Limmern Pumped Storage Power Station) 1,000 2015 [34][49]
Liyang Pumped Storage Power Station  China 31°14′17″N 119°22′35″E / 31.23806°N 119.37639°E / 31.23806; 119.37639 (Liyang Pumped Storage Power Station) 1,500 2016 [50][51]
Qingyuan Pumped Storage Power Station  China 23°44′29″N 112°51′43″E / 23.74139°N 112.86194°E / 23.74139; 112.86194 (Qingyuan Pumped Storage Power Station) 1,280 2015 [34][52][53]
Tehri Pumped Storage Power Station  India 30°22′40″N 78°28′50″E / 30.37778°N 78.48056°E / 30.37778; 78.48056 (Tehri Dam) 1,000 2016  
Upper Cisokan Pumped Storage Power Plant  Indonesia 6°56′52″S 107°13′07″E / 6.94778°S 107.21861°E / -6.94778; 107.21861 (Upper Cisokan Pumped Storage Power Plant) 1,040 2018 [54]

See also[edit]

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