Čierny Váh

Čierny Váh pumped storage power plant is Slovakia's largest pumped storage power plant and with its installed capacity also the largest hydroelectric power plant. The upper reservoir located 1160 meters above sea level has none inflow of its own. The utility provides in particular support services to the power system, including for the biggest installed unit within it.

Category

pumped storage

Installed capacity MW

735,16

Stream

Čierny Váh

Type of turbine

6x Francis + 1x Kaplan

Flow rate m3.sec-1

6x 30 + 1x 8

Number of turbo-sets

7

Commissioned in

1982

Aver. annual generation GWh 

200