Ķegums Hydroelectric Power Station

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Ķegums Hydro Power Plant
Ķegums Hydroelectric Power Station is located in Latvia
Ķegums Hydroelectric Power Station
Location of Ķegums Hydroelectric Power Station
Country Latvia
Location Ķegums
Coordinates 56°44′24″N 24°42′38″E / 56.7401095°N 24.7104836°E / 56.7401095; 24.7104836Coordinates: 56°44′24″N 24°42′38″E / 56.7401095°N 24.7104836°E / 56.7401095; 24.7104836
Status Operational
Commission date 1940 (1969)
Owner(s) Latvenergo
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Hydropower
Power generation
Units operational 7
Nameplate capacity 264.1 MW
Annual output 524 GWh (2007)

The Ķegums Hydro Power Plant is the oldest hydropower plant on the river Daugava and the third largest in Latvia located in Ķegums. The complex consist of two power plants. The first plant was built from 1936 to 1940. The plant was totally renovated from 1998 to 2001, including replacement of four hydroelectric sets with a nominal output of around 65 MW.[1][2]

The second plant was built from 1976 to 1979. It has three hydroelectric sets with installed capacity of 192 MW.[1]

The complex is operated by Latvenergo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hydropower plants". Latvenergo. Retrieved 2010-01-09. 
  2. ^ "Ķegums Hydro Power Plant". EBRD. Retrieved 2010-01-09. 

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