Vau i Dejës Hydroelectric Power Station

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Vau i Dejës Hydroelectric Power Station
Vau Deja.jpg
Location Albania
Coordinates 42°00′49″N 19°38′09″E / 42.01361°N 19.63583°E / 42.01361; 19.63583Coordinates: 42°00′49″N 19°38′09″E / 42.01361°N 19.63583°E / 42.01361; 19.63583
Construction began 1968
Opening date 1973
Dam and spillways
Impounds Drin River
Reservoir
Max. length 20 km (12 mi)
Power station
Turbines 5 × 52 MW
Installed capacity 260 MW

The Vau i Dejës Hydroelectric Power Station is a hydroelectric dam on the Drin River, in Albania. Completed in 1973, the project consists of five turbines of Chinese origin, each with a nominal capacity of 52 MW, totaling the installed capacity to 260 MW.[1]

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