Hydroelectric Plants in France -
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Mallemort
Location: Bouches-du-Rhone
Operator: Electricite de France
Configuration: 3 X 31 MW Francis
Operation: 1970
T/G supplier: SFAC, Alsthom-Jeumont
EPC: Campenon-Bernard
Quick facts: Mallemort is one of the plants on the Serre-Poncon cascade. Average production is about 450 GWh/yr.

Photograph courtesy of Académie d'Aix- Marseille
Posted 10 Jul 2013

Salon
Location: Bouches-du-Rhone
Operator: Electricite de France
Configuration: 3 X 31 MW Francis
Operation: 1970
T/G supplier: SFAC, Alsthom-Jeumont
Quick facts: Salons is one of the plants on the Serre-Poncon cascade.

Photograph courtesy of Académie d'Aix- Marseille
Posted 10 Jul 2013

Saint-Chamas
Location: Bouches-du-Rhone
Operator: Electricite de France
Configuration: 3 X 50 MW Francis
Operation: 1958
T/G supplier: Voest, Alsthom-Jeumont
Quick facts: Saint-Chamas is the last plant on the Serre-Poncon cascade just above l'Etang de Berre.

Photograph courtesy of Académie d'Aix- Marseille
Posted 10 Jul 2013

   
Serre-Poncon
Location: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Operator: Electricite de France
Configuration: 4 X 96 MW Francis
Operation: 1958
T/G supplier: Ansaldo, Alsthom-Jeumont
EPC: EDF, Citra, Soletranche, Sfd, Ossude, Fougerolle
Quick facts: The Serre-Poncon complex was authorized in 1955. The first and largest component is the dam and hydro plant at Serre-Poncon. The earth dam formed an 2,800ac reservoir on the Durance River.

Photograph courtesy of Académie d'Aix- Marseille
Posted 10 Jul 2013

Abbreviations

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

Updated 10-Jul-2013

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