List of run-of-the-river hydroelectric power stations

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The following page lists hydroelectric power stations that generate power using the run-of-the-river method. This list includes most power stations that are larger than 100 MW in maximum net capacity, which are currently operational or under construction. Those power stations that are smaller than 100 MW, and those that are only at a planning/proposal stage may be found in regional lists, are listed at the end of the page.

Hydroelectric power stations[edit]

This table 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
Allai Khwar Hydropower Plant  Pakistan 34°51′30″N 73°01′15″E / 34.85833°N 73.02083°E / 34.85833; 73.02083 (Allai Khwar Dam) 121 [1]
Angu Hydropower Station  China 29°30′12″N 103°37′45″E / 29.50333°N 103.62917°E / 29.50333; 103.62917 (Angu Hydropower Station) 772 [2]
Asahan 1 Hydroelectric Power Station  Indonesia 180 [3]
Baglihar Dam  India 33°09′43″N 75°19′40″E / 33.16194°N 75.32778°E / 33.16194; 75.32778 (Baglihar Dam) 450 [4]
Beauharnois Hydroelectric Power Station  Canada 45°18′50″N 73°54′32″W / 45.31389°N 73.90889°W / 45.31389; -73.90889 (Beauharnois Hydroelectric Power Station) 1,903 [5][6]
Bersimis-2 generating station  Canada 49°10′02″N 69°14′26″W / 49.16722°N 69.24056°W / 49.16722; -69.24056 (Bersimis-2) 869 [6]
Birecik Dam  Turkey 37°03′12″N 37°53′24″E / 37.05333°N 37.89000°E / 37.05333; 37.89000 (Birecik Dam) 672 [7]
Bonneville Dam  United States 45°38′39″N 121°56′26″W / 45.64417°N 121.94056°W / 45.64417; -121.94056 (Bonneville Dam) 1,242 [8][9]
Caojie Hydropower Station  China 500 [10]
Carillon Generating Station  Canada 45°34′07″N 74°23′01″W / 45.56861°N 74.38361°W / 45.56861; -74.38361 (Carillon GS) 753 [6]
Chief Joseph Dam  United States 47°59′43″N 119°38′00″W / 47.99528°N 119.63333°W / 47.99528; -119.63333 (Chief Joseph Dam) 2,620 [8][11]
Chibro Power Plant  India 30°33′23″N 77°47′53″E / 30.55639°N 77.79806°E / 30.55639; 77.79806 (Chibro Power Plant) 240 [12]
Chilla Power Plant  India 29°58′34″N 78°13′11″E / 29.97611°N 78.21972°E / 29.97611; 78.21972 (Chilla Power Plant) 144 [13]
The Dalles Dam  United States 45°36′44″N 121°08′04″W / 45.61222°N 121.13444°W / 45.61222; -121.13444 (The Dalles Dam) 1,878 [8][14]
Dharasu Power Station  India 30°36′26″N 78°19′09″E / 30.60722°N 78.31917°E / 30.60722; 78.31917 (Dharasu Power Plant) 304 [15]
Duber Khwar Hydroelectric Plant  Pakistan 35°2′16″N 72°53′57″E / 35.03778°N 72.89917°E / 35.03778; 72.89917 (Duber Khwar Hydroelectric Plant) 130 [16]
Dul Hasti Hydroelectric Plant  India 33°22′06.69″N 75°47′55.66″E / 33.3685250°N 75.7987944°E / 33.3685250; 75.7987944 (Dul Hasti Hydroelectric Plant) 390 [17]
Ghazi-Barotha Hydropower Project  Pakistan 33°46′48″N 72°15′35″E / 33.78000°N 72.25972°E / 33.78000; 72.25972 (Ghazi Barotha Dam) 1,450 [18]
Gilgel Gibe II Power Station  Ethiopia 07°45′25″N 37°33′44″E / 7.75694°N 37.56222°E / 7.75694; 37.56222 (Gilgel Gibe II Power Station) 420
Golen Gol Hydropower Project  Pakistan 35°55′16.17″N 72°00′51.64″E / 35.9211583°N 72.0143444°E / 35.9211583; 72.0143444 (Golen Gol HydroPower Project) 105.9

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Hunderfossen  Norway 61°13′02″N 10°26′22″E / 61.2171°N 10.43943°E / 61.2171; 10.43943 116 [21]
Inga dams  DRC 5°31′S 13°37.3′E / 5.517°S 13.6217°E / -5.517; 13.6217 (Inga dams) 1,775
Jean-Lesage generating station  Canada 49°19′17″N 68°22′12″W / 49.32139°N 68.37000°W / 49.32139; -68.37000 (Jean-Lesage generating station) 1,145 [6]
Jirau Dam  Brazil 9°15′0″S 64°24′0″W / 9.25000°S 64.40000°W / -9.25000; -64.40000 (Jirau Dam) 3,750
Jiulong Pianqiao Hydropower Station  China 228 [22]
John Day Dam  United States 45°52′49″N 120°41′40″W / 45.88028°N 120.69444°W / 45.88028; -120.69444 (John Day Dam) 2,160 [8][23]
Kaligandaki A Hydroelectric Power Station    Nepal 27°58′44.88″N 83°34′49.68″E / 27.9791333°N 83.5804667°E / 27.9791333; 83.5804667 (Kaligandaki A Hydroelectric Power Station) 144 [24]
Karcham Wangtoo Hydroelectric Plant  India 31°32′35.53″N 78°00′54.80″E / 31.5432028°N 78.0152222°E / 31.5432028; 78.0152222 (Karcham Wangtoo Hydroelectric Plant) 1,000 [25]
Kaunas Hydroelectric Power Plant  Lithuania 54°52′27″N 23°59′56″E / 54.87417°N 23.99889°E / 54.87417; 23.99889 (Kaunas Hydroelectric Power Plant) 100.8 [26]
Kettle Generating Station  Canada 56°23′03″N 94°38′06″W / 56.38417°N 94.63500°W / 56.38417; -94.63500 (Kettle Generating Station) 1,220 [27]
Khodri Power Plant  India 30°30′30″N 77°47′59″E / 30.50833°N 77.79972°E / 30.50833; 77.79972 (Khodri Power Plant) 120 [28]
Kiev Hydroelectric Power Plant  Ukraine 50°35′18″N 30°30′44″E / 50.58833°N 30.51222°E / 50.58833; 30.51222 (Kiev Hydroelectric Power Plant) 418.8 [29]
Koteshwar Dam  India 30°15′37″N 78°29′53″E / 30.26028°N 78.49806°E / 30.26028; 78.49806 (Koteshwar Dam) 200 [30]
Kykkelsrud Fossumfoss  Norway 59°34′48″N 11°06′06″E / 59.57996°N 11.10157°E / 59.57996; 11.10157 230 [31]
La Grande-1 generating station  Canada 53°44′04″N 78°34′25″W / 53.73444°N 78.57361°W / 53.73444; -78.57361 (La Grande-1 Hydroelectric Power Station) 1,436 [6][32]
Lay Dam  United States 32°57′49″N 86°31′00″W / 32.96361°N 86.51667°W / 32.96361; -86.51667 (Lay Dam) 177 [33]
Limestone Generating Station  Canada 55°30′25″N 94°06′25″W / 55.50694°N 94.10694°W / 55.50694; -94.10694 (Limestone Generating Station) 1,340 [34]
Little Goose Dam  United States 46°35′15″N 118°01′34″W / 46.58750°N 118.02611°W / 46.58750; -118.02611 (Little Goose Dam) 932 [8]
Long Spruce Generating Station  Canada 56°24′1″N 94°22′10″W / 56.40028°N 94.36944°W / 56.40028; -94.36944 (Long Spruce Dam) 1,010 [35]
Lower Granite Dam  United States 46°39′38″N 117°25′41″W / 46.66056°N 117.42806°W / 46.66056; -117.42806 (Lower Granite Dam) 932 [8]
Lower Monumental Dam  United States 46°33′45″N 118°32′15″W / 46.56250°N 118.53750°W / 46.56250; -118.53750 (Lower Monumental Dam) 932 [8]
Maheshwar Hydropower Plant  India 400 [36][37]
McNary Dam  United States 45°55′47″N 119°17′46″W / 45.92972°N 119.29611°W / 45.92972; -119.29611 (McNary Dam) 1127 [8]
Muli Shawan Hydro Power Station  China 240 [38]
Nathpa Jhakri Dam  India 31°33′50″N 77°58′49″E / 31.56389°N 77.98028°E / 31.56389; 77.98028 (Nathpa Jhakri Dam) 1,500 [39]
Neelum–Jhelum Hydropower Plant  Pakistan 34°23′34″N 73°43′08″E / 34.39278°N 73.71889°E / 34.39278; 73.71889 (Neelum–Jhelum Hydropower Plant) 969 [40]
Outardes-2 generating station  Canada 49°09′03″N 68°23′23″W / 49.15083°N 68.38972°W / 49.15083; -68.38972 (Outardes-2) 523 [6]
Outardes-3 generating station  Canada 49°33′45″N 68°45′08″W / 49.56250°N 68.75222°W / 49.56250; -68.75222 (Outardes-3) 1,026 [6]
Pandoh Dam (Dehar)  India 31°40′17″N 77°04′01″E / 31.67139°N 77.06694°E / 31.67139; 77.06694 (Pandoh Dam) 990 [41]
Pulangi IV Hydroelectric Power Plant  Philippines 7°42′56″N 125°1′25″E / 7.71556°N 125.02361°E / 7.71556; 125.02361 (Pulangi IV Hydroelectric Power Plant) 255 [42]
Qiaogong Hydropower Station  China 456 [43]
Rampur Hydropower Station  India 412 [44][45]
Ranganadi Dam  India 27°20′34″N 93°49′0″E / 27.34278°N 93.81667°E / 27.34278; 93.81667 (Ranganadi Dam) 405 [46]
Rheinfelden Hydropower Plant  Germany 47°34′8″N 7°48′45″E / 47.56889°N 7.81250°E / 47.56889; 7.81250 (Neues Wasserkraftwerk Rheinfelden) 100
Rongzehai Hydropower Station  China 240 [47]
Rånåsfoss  Norway 60°01′39″N 11°19′24″E / 60.02755°N 11.32333°E / 60.02755; 11.32333 125 [48]
Sarpefossen  Norway 59°16′34″N 11°07′51″E / 59.276111°N 11.130894°E / 59.276111; 11.130894 162 [49]
Santo Antonio Dam  Brazil 8°48′6″S 63°57′3″W / 8.80167°S 63.95083°W / -8.80167; -63.95083 (Xingó Dam) 3,580
Shuhe Hydropower Station  China 270 [50]
Solbergfoss  Norway 59°38′14″N 11°09′19″E / 59.637092°N 11.155221°E / 59.637092; 11.155221 208 [51][52]
Tala Hydroelectric Power Station  Bhutan 26°50′26.36″N 089°35′12.55″E / 26.8406556°N 89.5868194°E / 26.8406556; 89.5868194 (Tala Hydroelectric Power Station) 1,020 [53]
Teles Pires Dam  Brazil 09°20′26″S 56°46′37″W / 9.34056°S 56.77694°W / -9.34056; -56.77694 (Teles Pires Dam) 1,820 [54]
Tianshengqiao-II Hydropower Station  China 24°57′47″N 105°09′21″E / 24.96306°N 105.15583°E / 24.96306; 105.15583 (Tianshengqiao-II Hydropower Station) 1,320
Vamma  Norway 59°32′29″N 11°10′12″E / 59.541389°N 11.17°E / 59.541389; 11.17 215 [55][56]
Xuecheng Hydropower Station  China 138 [57]
Zhentouba Hydropower Station  China 29°14′09″N 103°02′46″E / 29.23583°N 103.04611°E / 29.23583; 103.04611 (Zhentouba Hydropower Station) 720 [58]

Under construction[edit]

This table lists stations under construction or operational stations with under-construction and current net capacity over 100 MW.

Station Country Location Capacity (MW) Expected completion Ref
Gouina Hydroelectric Plant  Mali 14°00′50.50″N 11°6′35.44″W / 14.0140278°N 11.1098444°W / 14.0140278; -11.1098444 (Gouina Hydroelectric Plant) 140 2017 [59]
Kishanganga Hydroelectric Plant  India 34°38′51″N 74°45′53″E / 34.64750°N 74.76472°E / 34.64750; 74.76472 (Kishanganga Hydroelectric Plant) 330 2018[60] [61]
Punatsangchhu-I Hydropower Plant  Bhutan 1200 2019 [62][63]
Shringar Hydropower Station  India 330 2016 [64]

See also[edit]

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