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EVN and Verbund Open the Ashta Hydropower Plant in Albania

Published: September 18, 2012; 16:40 · (Vindobona)

The project company “Energji Ashta“ and its owners EVN and Verbund are opening the first section of the Ashta hydropower plant (Ashta I) on the Drin River in Northern Albania.

EVN and Verbund Open the Ashta Hydropower Plant in Albania / Picture: © Flickr

The hydropower project consists of two sections (Ashta I and Ashta II – planned completion in March 2013), featuring a total capacity of 53 MW. In the future the hydropower plant will generate 240 million kWh of electricity annually, enabling about 100,000 Albanian households to be supplied with renewable energy and saving some 114,000 tons of CO₂per year. The investment volume of…

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