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    Mediano Hydroelectric Power Plant

    Hydroelectric dam with a capacity of 67 MW, capable of supplying clean energy to some 45,000 homes.

    The Mediano plant is a hydroelectric plant with a capacity of 67 MW, comprising 2 hydro power units of 33.5 MW each. It is a hydroelectric dam with a capacity of 67 MW, capable of supplying clean energy to some 45,000 homes. Located in the municipality of Palo, on the River Cinca, it has been operational since 1969.

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    Location
    Palo, Huesca, Spain
    Capacity
    67 MW
    River Course
    River Cinca
    Type
    Conventional hydroelectric plant
    Commissioning
    1969
    Turbinable flow
    120 m3/s
    Turbine type
    Francis
    Net head
    76 m
    Ownership
    ACCIONA Energía
    • Fed by the Mediano reservoir, with a capacity 436 million m3 and belonging to the Ebro Water Confederation, through two pressure conduits that deliver a flow of 60 m3/s to each of the two units.
    • This is the largest hydroelectric plant by ACCIONA in terms of annual production of ACCIONA, at 151 GWh/year.
    • It is an underground plant, housed in a cavern carved into the rock.

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