Oraison is an 187MW hydro power project. It is located on Durance river/basin in Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur, France. 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1962. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Electricite de France with a stake of 100%.

Oraison is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 15.7 million cubic meter. The project generated 780 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 65MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1962.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 70 MVA.

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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.