Sestrimo Hydro Power Plant

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Sestrimo Hydro Power Plant
Sestrimo Hydro Power Plant is located in Bulgaria
Sestrimo Hydro Power Plant
Location of Sestrimo Hydro Power Plant in Bulgaria
Country Bulgaria
Location Sestrimo
Coordinates 42°12′28″N 23°54′56″E / 42.20778°N 23.91556°E / 42.20778; 23.91556Coordinates: 42°12′28″N 23°54′56″E / 42.20778°N 23.91556°E / 42.20778; 23.91556
Status Active
Owner(s) NEK EAD
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Hydropower
Power generation
Units operational 3
Nameplate capacity 240 MW

The Sestrimo Hydro Power Plant is an active hydro power project in the eastern Rila mountains near Sestrimo village, Bulgaria. It has 3 individual turbines[1] with a nominal output of around 80 MW which will deliver up to 240 MW of power.[2] It is part of the Belmeken-Chaira-Sestrimo Hydropower Cascade.

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