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La Muela pumped-storage plant

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 2000000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 0.00
URL More about La Muela pumped-storage plant
With over 2,000 megawatts (MW) capacity, capable of generating 5,000 gigawatt hours a year, the Cortes-La Muela hydroelectric power plant represents local investments of more than €1.2 billion The project took seven years to complete, during which time thousands of jobs were created through contracts placed with more than 30 companies in the Valencia region, Iberdrola said.
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On DD.10.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Cortes-La Muela, Valancia
Spain

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Third-Party-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Iberdrola
Equity Owner 1 Percent 100%
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Capital Expenditure $1370000000
Benefits
Service Use Case Renewables Capacity Firming
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