Hydroelectric Power Plants in Slovakia - Zilina
Besenova
Location: Zilina
Operator: Slovenske Elektrarne AS
Configuration: 2 X 2.3 MW bulb
Operation: 1976
T/G supplier: CKD, Skoda
Quick facts: Besenova is downstream from the Liptovska Mara reservoir the plant balance water flows from peak-load operation of the Liptovska Mara pumped storage power plant.

Photograph courtesy of Slovenske Elektrarne
Posted 17 Jun 2007

Hričov
Location: Zilina
Operator: Slovenske Elektrarne
Configuration: 3 X 10.5 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1962
T/G supplier: CKD, Skoda
Quick facts: The Hričov Reservoir takes water from the Váh, Kysuca, and Rajčianka rivers.

Photograph courtesy of Slovenske Elektrarne
Posted 24 Jun 2007

Kreplany
Location: Zilina
Operator: Slovenske Elektrarne AS
Configuration: 3 X 8.25 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1957
T/G supplier: CKD, Skoda
Quick facts: The Krpelany water works were built from 1951-1957 is the first control stage of the upper Váh cascade. The 15.25m high, 535m long earth and gravel dam is 7.6km below the junction of the Orava and Vah rivers.

Photograph courtesy of Slovenske Elektrarne
Posted 19 Aug 2007

Lipovec
Location: Zilinia
Operator: Slovenske Elektrarne
Configuration: 3 X 12.8 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1957
T/G supplier: CKD
Quick facts: Lipovec is the last plant on the canal running from Krpelany - Suèany - Lipovec. The canal empties into the Váh River.

Photograph courtesy of Slovenske Elektrarne
Posted 25 Aug 2007

Mikšová
Location: Zilinia
Operator: Slovenske Elektrarne
Configuration: 3 X 31.2 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1963
T/G supplier: CKD, Skoda
Quick facts: Until the Liptovská Mara power plant was completed, this was the largest hydro station in Solvakia. A dam reaching 22m in height gives a relatively high head.

Photograph courtesy of Slovenske Elektrarne
Posted 3 Sep 2007

Nosice
Location: Zilinia
Operator: Slovenske Elektrarne
Configuration: 3 X 22.5 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1957
T/G supplier: CKD, Skoda
Quick facts: Nosice is a storage plant using the Dolné Koèkovce Reservoir near Púchov. This reservoir has a relatively low retention capacity and limits Noscie’s peak output.

Photograph courtesy of Slovenske Elektrarne
Posted 3 Sep 2007

Nove Mesto
Location: Zilniia
Operator: Slovenske Elektrarne AS
Configuration: 2 X 12.75 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1953
T/G supplier: CKD, Skoda

Photograph courtesy of Slovenske Elektrarne
Posted 3 Sep 2007

Orava
Location: Zilniia
Operator: Slovenske Elektrarne AS
Configuration: 2 X 10.9 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1953
T/G supplier: CKD, Skoda
Quick facts: Orava is at the first large reservoir in the Váh catchment area.

Photograph courtesy of Slovenske Elektrarne
Posted 3 Sep 2007

Považská Bystrica
Location: Zilniia
Operator: Slovenske Elektrarne AS
Configuration: 3 X 18.4 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1964
T/G supplier: CKD, Skoda
Quick facts: This plant is just upstream from the Nosice Reservoir.

Photograph courtesy of Slovenske Elektrarne
Posted 3 Sep 2007

 
Uhorska Ves
Location: Zilina
Operator: MVE Uhorska Ves
Configuration: 2 X 500 kW semi-Kaplan
Operation: 2000
T/G supplier: Hydrohrom
Quick facts: This small hydro is just below the confluence of the Bieleho (White) and Cierneho (Black) Váhu rivers.

Photograph courtesy of Hydrolink
Posted 10 May 2003

Žilina
Location: Zilina
Operator: Vodohospodarska Vystavba sp
Configuration: 2 X 34 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1898
T/G supplier: Voest, ABB
EPC: Voest, ABB, Sadelmi
Quick facts: This project is on the Rier Vah. Construction started on 10 Oct 1994, and the first unit went into trial operation on 17 Dec 1998, followed by the second unit on 31 Mar 1998.

Photograph courtesy of Vodohospodarska Vystavba sp
Posted 21 Jul 2012

Abbreviations

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

Updated 14-Feb-2017

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