Orlik is a 364MW hydro power project. It is located on Vltava/Labe river/basin in Central Bohemian, Czech Republic. 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 1954 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1961. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by CEZ.

Orlik is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 720 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 70.5m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 4 in number. The penstock diameter is 6.25m. Orlik underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2002-2004.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1954 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1961.

Contractors involved

Litostroj Engineering was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of kaplan turbines, each with 91MW nameplate capacity.

Brush SEM supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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