Kalivac (Albania)

Hydroelectric power plant

Place:

Kalivac ( Albanian )

Customer:

ENEL POWER S.p.A.

Year:

2000 - 2001

Project Description:

Kalivac Hydropower Plant has 108 MW of installed power.

Main Features:

Reservoir (V = 350 Mm3);

River Diversion for a design flood of 2,500 m3/s (steel sheet pile cellular cofferdam);

Concrete Gravity Dam (H = 80 m, L = 375 m, Vol. = 540.000 m3);

Spillway (discharge capacity = 4500 m3/s; N° 15 flap gates (5.5 x 12.5 m); Ski-jump type);

Outlet ( N° 2 with max discharge flow = 540 m3/s );

Intake ( N°2 with max discharge flow = 285 m3/s );

Outdoor Power House (N° 2 Kaplan + N° 1 Francis turbines for a total installed power of 107.4 MW);

Transformers (N° 2) (Rated voltage = 150 / 10 kV; Rated power = 63 MVA).

Engineering Service:

Geotechnical investigations, Surveys;

Revision of preliminary design;

Final design and tender documents (civil works);

Financial analysis.