Tatev is a 157.2MW hydro power project. It is located on Vorotan river/basin in Syunik, Armenia. 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 1970. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by ContourGlobal. ContourGlobal and International Finance are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 80.3% and 19.7% respectively.

Tatev is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 13.6 million cubic meter. The penstock length is 1,900m. Tatev underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2021. The project generated 670 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1970.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to National Energy Grid of Armenia under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years.

Contractors involved

Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of pelton turbines, each with 52.4MW nameplate capacity.

Power Machines supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 65.5 MVA.

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About ContourGlobal

ContourGlobal Ltd (ContourGlobal) is a wholesale power generation company. It develops, acquires, owns and operates long-term and wholesale contracted or regulated power generation assets. The company has its presence in the entire energy cycle from project permitting, financing, and construction processes to acquiring existing power plants. ContourGlobal owns and operates coal, natural gas, lignite, diesel, fuel oil, wind, solar and hydro based power plants. It serves national grids and utilities that supply to these grids and commercial and industrial customers that receive electricity, steam, water, or CO2 in Europe, South America, Africa, and the Caribbean Islands. ContourGlobal is headquartered in London, Greater London, the UK.

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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.