Department of Energy Logo
Sandia National Labs Logo

Pintado Hydroelectric Power Station

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 14000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 0.00
URL More about Pintado Hydroelectric Power Station
Spain is facing many challenges trying to integrate a large amount of renewable energy (wind and solar) into real-time dispatch of its power generation to meet electricity demand. To meet sustainable criteria for grid stability and reliability, the major utilities in Spain are looking into alternative storage projects, and especially pumped storage projects. Spain has one of the most dynamic markets for pumped storage in southern Europe with a total installed capacity of 5,350 MW in operation against a total estimated potential of 13,000 MW. Spain is slated to construct additional projects in the coming decades. One government report on renewable energy plans for 2011-2020 estimates a target installed capacity of about 6,300 MW by 2015 and 8,800 MW by 2020. Iberdrola, Gas Natural Fenosa (GNF), and Endesa are the three main utilities that are expected to undertake these developments to fulfill the government objective.
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.01.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Cazalla Sierra, Sevilla
Spain

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource Transmission
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Third-Party-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Endesa
Cost & Performance
Performance N/A
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Supply Capacity
Electric Energy Time Shift
Export Data PDF

Print to PDF

You may use your computer system's built-in dialog to obtain a PDF of this page through the Print menu. Print this page, then choose Print to PDF or Save to PDF near the bottom of the dialog box.

Print and Save to PDF

Export Data

Thank you for using the Global Energy Storage Database. Please provide your e-mail address to download the data. Upon filling out the form you will receive an email with a link to the full data set you requested.

Suggest Update

Thank you for using the Global Energy Storage Database. Please provide the following information to help us research your update to this content.