Hydroelectric Power Plants in Serbia

Bajina Basta
Location: Zlatiborski
Operator: Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Configuration: 4 X 91 MW Francis
Operation: 1966-1968
T/G supplier: Nohab, Litostroj, Koncar
EPC: Elektroproject
Quick facts: The Bajina Basta plant is the largest on the Drina River. The 90m concrete dam is 460m long.

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 7 Apr 2001

Bistrica
Location: Zlatiborski
Operator: Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Configuration: 2 X 51 MW Francis
Operation: 1960
T/G supplier: Charmilles, Litostroj, Koncar

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 28 Oct 2006

Djerdap-I
Location: Borski
Operator: Hidroelektrane Djerdap doo
Configuration: 6 X 176 MW Francis
Operation: 1962
T/G supplier: LMZ, Electrosila, Koncar
EPC: Hydropower Institute, Hidrotehnika
Quick facts: On 7 Sep 1964, Josip Broz Tito, Yugoslavia’s President and most famous hero of World War II, laid the cornerstone for the Djerdap hydroelectric plant.The plant is located in the Djerdap Gorge - the Iron Gate - on the Danube River. A second powerhouse has ten 26-MW LMZ bulb turbines completed in the late 1980s.

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 9 Mar 2001

Djerdap-II
Location: Borski
Operator: Hidroelektrane Djerdap doo
Configuration: 8 X 26 MW bulb
Operation: 1986-1987
T/G supplier: LMZ, Electrosila, Koncar
EPC: Hydropower Institute, Hidrotehnika
Quick facts: Construction on Djerdap II began on 3 Dec 1977, and the first units were put into operation in 1985. The project consists of the powerhouse and equipment, navigation lock, spillway and non-spillway dam, and a dam crossing in the middle of which is the border between Serbia and Romania. The design allowed for a rail crossing across the dam.

Photograph by MRY (wikipedia)
Posted 19 Jul 2009

Gamzigrad
Location: Zaječar
Operator: Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Configuration: 2 X 100 kW Francis
Operation: 1909
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: The Gamzigrad SHP is in Timoku near Zaječar. It was built by private manufacturing companies concerns and went online in Nov 1909.

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 14 Aug 2011

Gornje Gare
Location: Jablanica
Operator: Ecoenergo Group doo
Configuration: 2 X 1.1 MW Francis
Operation: 2011
T/G supplier: Hangzhou Hydrotu Engineering Co Ltd
Quick facts: This SHP is on the River Vlasina in Crna Tava. Annual production is expected to be about 8.8 GWh.

Photograph courtesy of Hangzhou Hydrotu Engineering Co Ltd
Posted 21 Dec 2013

Jelašnica
Location: Pčinja
Operator: Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Configuration: 2 X 250 kW Pelton
Operation: 1928
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This SHP is on the River Jelašnica near Vranje.

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 14 Aug 2011

Kokin Brod
Location: Zlatiborski
Operator: Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Configuration: 2 X 11 MW Francis
Operation: 1960-1961
T/G supplier: Charmilles, Litostroj, Koncar
EPC: Elektroproject, Hidrotehnika

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 28 Oct 2006

Livadje
Location: Jablanica
Operator: Ecoenergo Group doo
Configuration: 1 X 450 kW Turgo
Operation: 2010
T/G supplier: Hangzhou Hydrotu Engineering Co Ltd
Quick facts: Part of a group of private SHP built in Crna Trava municipality.

Photograph courtesy of Ecoenergo Group doo
Posted 11 Aug 2013

Medjuvrsje
Location: Moravicki
Operator: Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Configuration: 1 X 2.5 MW, 1 X 4.5 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1953-1956
T/G supplier: Litostroj, Koncar
Quick facts: Part of the EPS HPP Elektromorava group, the company's oldest and smallest hydro plants.

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 28 Oct 2006

Ovcar
Location: Moravicki
Operator: Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Configuration: 1 X 2 MW, 1 X 4 Kaplan
Operation: 195-1957
T/G supplier: Litostroj, Koncar
Quick facts: Part of the EPS HPP Elektromorava group, the company's oldest and smallest hydro plants.

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 28 Oct 2006

Pirot
Location: Pirot
Operator: Hidroelektrane Djerdap doo
Configuration: 1 X 42 MW Francis
Operation: 1990
T/G supplier: CKD, Koncar
EPC: Elektroproject
Quick facts: Part of the EPS Hidroelektrane Djerdap group.

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 28 Oct 2006

Pod Gradom
Location: Zlatiborski
Operator: Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Configuration: 3 X 100 kW Francis
Operation: 1904
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This is considered the second oldest, still-operating hydro plant in Serbia. It is on the River Đetinja near Užice, in western Serbia.

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 14 Aug 2011

Potpec
Location: Zlatiborski
Operator: Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Configuration: 3 X 17 MW Francis
Operation: 1967-1969
T/G supplier: Voest, Koncar
EPC: Elektroproject, Hidrotehnika

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Posted 28 Oct 2006

Sićevo
Location: Nisava
Operator: Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Configuration: 2 X 220 kW Francis
Operation: 1931
T/G supplier: Siemens
Quick facts: Sićevo is a few kilometers downstream from Sveta Peka.

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 14 Aug 2011

Sveta Peka
Location: Nisava
Operator: Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Configuration: 2 X 200 kW Francis
Operation: 1908
T/G supplier: Siemens
Quick facts: Sveta Peka is on the River Nišavi, in Ostrovica near Niš. The plant went online on 8 Sep 1908.

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Posted 14 Aug 2011

Tegošnica
Location: Jablanica
Operator: Ecoenergo Group doo
Configuration: 1 X 410 kW, 1 X 250 kW Kaplan
Operation: 2010
T/G supplier: Hangzhou Hydrotu Engineering Co Ltd
Quick facts: Part of a group of private SHP built in Crna Trava municipality.

Photograph courtesy of Ecoenergo Group doo
Posted 11 Aug 2013

Turice
Location: Zlatiborski
Operator: Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Configuration: 2 X 200 kW Francis
Operation: 1927
T/G supplier: AEG
Quick facts: Turice is on the River Đetinja near Užice.

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 14 Aug 2011

Uvac
Location: Zlatiborski
Operator: Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Configuration: 1 X 36 MW Francis
Operation: 1979
T/G supplier: Litostroj, Koncar
EPC: Ingra dd
Quick facts: Part of the EPS Hidroelektrane Djerdap group.

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 19 Jul 2009

Vrla-1
Location: Pčinja
Operator: Hidroelektrane Djerdap doo
Configuration: 2 X 11 MW, 2 X 14.5 Pelton
Operation: 1955-1975
T/G supplier: Litostroj, Koncar, CKD, Skoda
EPC: Elektroproject, Hidrotehnika
Quick facts: There are four plants in the cascade from Lake Vlasina to Vladicin Han. The Vrla plants are driven by water from Lake Vlasina, formed by an earthern dam on the River Vlasina, and the Bitvrdja, Romanovska and Masuricka rivers through tunnels. Also included in the complex is the Lisina pumped-storage plant which can re-pump water from Lake Lisina into Lake Vlasina.

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 29 Oct 2006

Vučje
Location: Jablanica
Operator: Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Configuration: 2 X 140 kW Pelton
Operation: 1903
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This is the oldest, still-operating hydro plant in Serbia having gone online on 24 Dec 1903. It also had the first long-distance transmission line in the country, a 17km tie-line to Leskovac. The plant is on the River Vučjank.

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 14 Aug 2011

   
Zvornik
Location: Macvanski
Operator: Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Configuration: 4 X 23 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1955-1958
T/G supplier: Voith, Litostroj, Koncar
EPC: Elektroproject, Hidrotehnika
Quick facts: Zvornik was built as the last plant in the middle course of the River Drina and is 93km from the confluence with the Sava. This run-of-river hydro-power plant has two powerhouses, one on each bank. Average annual power generation of about 500 GWh.

Photograph courtesy of Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Posted 29 Oct 2006

Abbreviations

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

Updated 21-Dec-2013

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