Bemposta is a 439MW hydro power project. It is located on Douro river/basin in Braganca, Portugal. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2011. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by EDP Gestao da Producao de Energia. Engie and Mirova are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 40% and 25% respectively.

Bemposta is a run-of-river project.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2011.

Contractors involved

Bemposta (Bemposta I) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy francis turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 79MW nameplate capacity.

Bemposta (Bemposta II) is equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 202MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the Bemposta (Bemposta I). The generator capacity is 78 MVA.

Andritz Hydro supplied 1 electric generator for the Bemposta (Bemposta II).

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