Hydroelectric Plants in the Czech Republic - Stredocesky
Beroun
Location: Stredocesky
Operator: RenoEnergie as
Configuration: 4 X 180 kW S-turbine
Operation: 2011
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Metrostav as
Quick facts: MVE Beroun is an unattended facility on the the left bank of the Beroun Weir on the Berounka River. The K98.3mn project was 30%-funded by CzechInvest.

Photograph courtesy of Metrostav as
Posted 24 Apr 2013

Hnevkovice
Location: Stredocesky
Operator: CEZ AS
Configuration: 2 X 4.8 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1992
T/G supplier: CKD, Skoda
Quick facts: The Hnevkovice reservoir on the Vlatava River covers 312ha and primarily serves to store process water for the Temelin nuclear plant. For this latter purpose, a pumping station and a 110kV substation were constructed. The concrete gravity dam is 16.5m high and 191m long with the powerhouse in the left-bank section.

Photograph courtesy of CEZ AS
Posted 29 Sep 2004

Kamyk
Location: Stredocesky
Operator: CEZ AS
Configuration: 4 X 10 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1960-1961
T/G supplier: CKD, Skoda
Quick facts: The Kamyk plant is part of the Vltava Cascade and its 10km reservoir links up with the stilling basin of the Orlík hydroelectric plant. The concrete gravity dam is 24.5m high and 158m long. It has a lock allowing river traffic to travel between the Kamyk and Slapy reservoirs. The facility has a 110kV substation.

Photograph courtesy of CEZ AS
Re-posted 1 Aug 2008

Kolín Hydro
Location: Stredocesky
Operator: Dalkia Kolín
Configuration: 1 X 100 kW, 2 X 180 KW, 1 X 220 kW Francis
Operation: 1920-1988
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This SHP is par of a lock on the Elbe River in Kolin. Construction started on the works in 1913 and completed in 1920. Two units at the Kolin hydropower station were rebuilt in 1988.

Photograph courtesy of Dalkia Kolín
Posted 16 Feb 2013

Korensko 1&2
Location: Stredocesky
Operator: CEZ AS
Configuration: 2 X 1.9 MW S-Turbine, 1 X 940 kW
Operation: 1992-2000
T/G supplier: CKD
Quick facts: The Korensko run-off-river hydroelectric power station is on a low weir and utilizes waterfows from both the Vlatava and Luznice rivers.

Photograph courtesy of CEZ AS
Posted 29 Sep 2004

Libčice-Dolany
Location: Středočeský
Operator: Povodí Vltavy as
Configuration: 2 X 2.5 MW pit
Operation: 1998
T/G supplier: Voest
EPC: Poyry, Metrostav
Quick facts: This SHP was built at a weir on the Vlatava River and designed for unmanned operation. State-owned PVL is a national water resources management agency. The weir dates to 1901 and was overhauled in 1986 and in 1989.

Photograph by Honza Groh (wikimedia)
Re-posted 12 May 2013

Orlik
Location: Středočeský
Operator: CEZ AS
Configuration: 4 X 91 MW Francis
Operation: 1961-1962
T/G supplier: CKD, Skoda
Quick facts: This is the largest conventional hydroelectric power plant in the Czech Republic. The 26km² Orlik reservoir holds 720mn m² of water and is the largest in the country. Together with the Lipno reservoir, it is serves for long-term water flow regulation of the Vltava River and the lower course of the Labe River.

Photograph courtesy of CEZ AS
Posted 2 Oct 2004

Slapy
Location: Středočeský
Operator: CEZ AS
Configuration: 3 X 48 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1954-1955
T/G supplier: CKD

Photograph courtesy of CEZ AS
Posted 2 Oct 2004

Stechovice
Location: Středočeský
Operator: CEZ AS
Configuration: 2 X 11 MW Kaplan, 1 X 45 MW pumped-storage
Operation: 1943-1996
T/G supplier: Sulzer Escher Wyss, CKD, Skoda

Photograph courtesy of CEZ AS
Posted 2 Oct 2004

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 14-Feb-2017

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