Tikveš Hydroelectric Power Station

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Tikveš Dam
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Location of Tikveš Dam in North Macedonia
Country North Macedonia
Location Kavadarci Municipality
Coordinates 41°24′11″N21°56′16″E / 41.40306°N 21.93778°E / 41.40306; 21.93778
PurposePower, irrigation
StatusOperational
Construction began1964
Opening date1968;55 years ago (1968)
Owner(s) Power plants of North Macedonia (ESM)
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Embankment, rock-fill
Impounds Crna River
Height113.5 m (372 ft)
Length338 m (1,109 ft)
Reservoir
Total capacity475,000,000 m3 (385,000 acre⋅ft)
Active capacity309,600,000 m3 (251,000 acre⋅ft)
Catchment area 5,361 km2 (2,070 sq mi)
Commission date1968/1981
Hydraulic head 91.3 m (300 ft)
Turbines 4 x 23 MW Francis-type
Annual generation 184 GWh

Tikveš Hydro Power Plant is a large power plant in Kavadarci Municipality, North Macedonia that has two turbines with a nominal capacity of 46 MW each [1] having a total capacity of 92 MW. The dam for the power station is located on the Crna River and is 113.5 m (372 ft) high. The purpose of the dam is to store water for irrigation but also to generate power. [2]

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References

  1. Tikvesh Hydro Power Plant
  2. "HPP Tikves". ELEM. Retrieved 21 May 2014.