Tikveš Hydroelectric Power Station

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Tikveš Dam
Tikveš Hydroelectric Power Station is located in Republic of Macedonia
Tikveš Hydroelectric Power Station
Location of Tikveš Dam
Country Macedonia
Location Kavadarci Municipality
Coordinates 41°24′11″N 21°56′16″E / 41.40306°N 21.93778°E / 41.40306; 21.93778Coordinates: 41°24′11″N 21°56′16″E / 41.40306°N 21.93778°E / 41.40306; 21.93778
Purpose Power, irrigation
Status Operational
Construction began 1964
Opening date 1968; 47 years ago (1968)
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Embankment, rock-fill
Impounds Crna River
Height 113.5 m (372 ft)
Length 338 m (1,109 ft)
Total capacity 475,000,000 m3 (385,000 acre·ft)
Active capacity 309,600,000 m3 (251,000 acre·ft)
Catchment area 5,361 km2 (2,070 sq mi)
Power station
Commission date 1968/1981
Hydraulic head 91.3 m (300 ft)
Turbines 4 x 23 MW Francis-type
Annual generation 184 GWh

Tikveš Hydro Power Plant is a large power plant in Kavadarci Municipality, Macedonia that has two turbines with a nominal capacity of 46 MW each[1] having a total capacity of 92 MW. The dam for the power station is location on the Crna River and is 113.5 m (372 ft) tall. The purpose of the dam is to store water for irrigation but also power generation.[2]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Tikvesh Hydro Power Plant
  2. ^ "HPP Tikves". ELEM. Retrieved 21 May 2014.