Hydroelectric Plants in Greece - Macedonia

Agras
Location: Pella (MC)
Operator: Public Power Corp
Configuration: 2 X 25 MW Francis
Operation: 1954
T/G supplier: Riva, BBC

Photograph courtesy of Public Power Corp
Posted 22 Mar 2006

Assomata
Location: Imathia (MC)
Operator: Public Power Corp
Configuration: 2 X 54 MW Francis
Operation: 1985
T/G supplier: Riva, Marelli
EPC: COBA
Quick facts: This is a 52m earthfill dam.

Photograph courtesy of Public Power Corp
Re-posted 12 Feb 2012

Edessaios
Location: Pella (MC)
Operator: Public Power Corp
Configuration: 1 X 19 MW Francis
Operation: 1969
T/G supplier: Voest, Toshiba

Photograph courtesy of Public Power Corp
Posted 25 Mar 2006

Eleousa
Location: Thessaloniki (MC)
Operator: PPC Renewable TERNA Energy SA
Configuration: 2 X 3 MW S-turbine
Operation: 2008
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This SHP is on the Axios River next to an existing irrigation canal. Terna owns 51% of the project company.

Photograph courtesy of Terna Energy SA
Posted 28 Feb 2008

Ilarionas
Location: Kozani (MW)
Operator: Public Power Corp
Configuration: 2 X 77 MW, 1 X 4.2 MW Francis
Operation: 2014
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: PPC, AEGE, Metka
Quick facts: In Jun 2008, Metka ordered two 77-MW T/G sets from Alstom for this project. Alstom's Baroda factory was in charge of manufacturing. The plant has a 130m earthen dam on the Aliakmon River. The first unit was synchronized on 24 Jan 2014. Plant production is expected to be about 330 GWh/yr.

Photograph courtesy of Metka SA
Posted 9 Apr 2011

Makrohori-I
Location: Thessaloniki (MC)
Operator: PPC Renewables SA
Configuration: 3 X 3.6 MW S-turbine
Operation: 1992
T/G supplier: Voith, Elin
EPC: Rokas, Themeliodomi
Quick facts: Makrohori-I is in Apostolos Pavlos municpality. It utilizes the Aliakmonas River and AO Canal.

Photograph courtesy of PPC Renewables
Posted 26 Dec 2010

Messochora
Location: Thessaloniki (MC)
Operator: Public Power Corp
Configuration: 2 X 81 MW Francis
Operation: 2010
T/G supplier: CKD, Koncar
EPC: PPC, Athena SA, Metka, Koncar
Quick facts: The contract for Messochora was bid in Mar 1994 and the contracts were signed in May 1996. The project was mechanically complete in Jan 2001, but has not yet been commissioned due to legal issues. The Messochora Dam is a concrete-faced, rockfill structure 150m high with a crest length of 350m. The site is on the upper reaches of the Acheloos River.

Photograph courtesy of Koncar
Posted 2 Dec 2009

Smixiotiko
Location: Grevena (MW)
Operator: Eltech Anemos SA
Configuration: 1 X 3.5-MW Francis, 1 X 1.6-MW Pelton
Operation: 2013
T/G supplier: Kossler, AVK, AEM
EPC: Aktor
Quick facts: This SHP went online in Mar 2013 at a cost of €8.8mn. The site is 30km west of Grevena. The project received its production license in Dec 2001 and its environmental license in Mar 2013.

Photograph courtesy of Eltech Anemos SA
Posted 25 Jun 2017

Vorino
Location: Pella (MC)
Operator: PPC Renewables SA
Configuration: 1 X 3.9 MW Pelton
Operation: 2007
T/G supplier: Geppert, Siemens
EPC: Voith
Quick facts: Vorino in Aridaria municipality is 49%-owned by PPC. Photograph courtesy of PPC Renewables
Posted 26 Dec 2010

Abbreviations

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

Updated 25-Jun-2017

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