Brădișor Dam

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Brădişor Dam
Romania - Bradisor Dam.jpg
Location Brădişor
Coordinates 45°21′18″N 24°06′18″E / 45.3550°N 24.1050°E / 45.3550; 24.1050Coordinates: 45°21′18″N 24°06′18″E / 45.3550°N 24.1050°E / 45.3550; 24.1050
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Lotru
Primary outflows Lotru
Basin countries Romania
Surface area 1 km2 (0.39 sq mi)
Water volume 39 million cubic metres (32,000 acre⋅ft)

Brădişor Dam is a large hydroelectric dam on the Lotru River situated in Romania.

The project was started and finished in the 1980s and it was made up by the construction of a rockfill with a clay core dam 30 metres (98 ft) high which was equipped with two vertical turbines, Brădişor Hydro Power Plant having an installed capacity of 115 MW.

The dam generates 223 GWh of electricity per year.

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