18 MW Hydropower plant, Spain

Technical Data
Total installed capacity18 MW
Turbine typeSemi-Kaplan
Number of turbines4
Modular flow400 m3/s
Net head3.9 m

Project description

The hydropower plant, Xerta, is located in Spain, on the lower Ebro River.
It includes a weir, inlet structures for two irrigation channels, ship locks, and an old water mill. Xerta has 4 Semi-Kaplan turbines with a nominal capacity of 4.5 MW each.

The project went into operation in 2001 and was sold in 2011.

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