San Esteban is a 450.84MW hydro power project. It is located on Sil river/basin in Galicia, Spain. 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 1956. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Iberdrola with a stake of 100%.

San Esteban is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 213.2 million cubic meter.

San Esteban (San Esteban I) consists of 4 units of francis turbines with 66MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1956.

Contractors involved

San Esteban (San Esteban I) is equipped with Servo Ship kaplan turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 0.559MW nameplate capacity.

San Esteban (San Esteban II) is equipped with Voith Hydro Holding francis turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 188.3MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 1 electric generator for the San Esteban (San Esteban II). The generator capacity is 210 MVA.

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