Crainicel I

Romania - complete refurbishment of the SHPP technology from 1949.

Crainicel I
Crainicel I

Project review

This SHPP is a part of hydroenergetic cascade system in county Caras Severin near city Reşita in Western Romania.

Owner and investor of this project is CEZ Group which has bought this cascade system by acquisition of 100% share in company TMK Hydroenergy Power SRL.

HYDROPOL provided complete refurbishment of SHPP technology - installation of new turbines (totally 3 turbines - 1x Pelton and 2x Francis), generators, governors and another auxiliary equipment, complete renewal of HV and LV electrical part. Civil works were in scope needed for new technology installation.

Provided services

As the general contractor, HYDROPOL was responsible for preparation of study, project design & engineering services and complete EPC delivery of the SHPP cascade modernization.

Main data

Built (year):1949-53
Output (kw):3830
Head (m):342/68
Capacity (m3/s)4.8
Completation (year):2011 - 2013
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