Avce is an 185MW hydro power project. It is located on Soca river/basin in Gorizia, Slovenia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2009. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed and owned by Soske elektrarne Nova Gorica.

Avce is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 2.17 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 521m and 498m respectively. The penstock length is 862m. The penstock diameter is 3.3m. The project generated 426 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2009.

Contractors involved

Consortium MELCO - RUDIS - SUMITOMO was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 185MW nameplate capacity.

Consortium MELCO - RUDIS - SUMITOMO supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 195 MVA.

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About Soske elektrarne Nova Gorica

Soske elektrarne Nova Gorica d.o.o. is engaged in power generation from its hydro power plants on the Soca river and its subsidiary streams. The company owns a total of 5 big and 21 small hydro power plants with total generating capacity of 161 MW.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.