Peshtera Hydroelectric Power Station

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Peshtera Hydro Power Plant
Peshtera Hydroelectric Power Station is located in Bulgaria
Peshtera Hydroelectric Power Station
Location of Peshtera Hydroelectric Power Station
Country Bulgaria
Location Peshtera
Coordinates 42°1′0″N 24°15′21″E / 42.01667°N 24.25583°E / 42.01667; 24.25583Coordinates: 42°1′0″N 24°15′21″E / 42.01667°N 24.25583°E / 42.01667; 24.25583
Status Operational
Owner(s) NEK EAD
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Hydropower
Power generation
Units operational 5
Nameplate capacity 128 MW

The Peshtera Hydro Power Plant (before 1992: Kimon Georgiev Hydro Power Plant) is an active underground hydro power plant in Peshtera, Bulgaria, part of the Batak Hydropower Cascade. It has 5 individual Pelton turbines[1] which will deliver up to 128 MW of power.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2009-07-12.  NEK brochure "Hydro Power Cascades and Dams" page 21