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Hydro Pumped Storage in Amari

Iti is the largest hybrid project in Europe, with a total investment of € 280 million, using innovative design.
This pioneering project is based on effectively integrating wind power generation with pumped
storage technology in an innovative Hybrid System.

  • It consists of wind farm (of 27 wind turbines) in the Municipality of Siteia, of total
    installed capacity of 89.1 MW and a pumping system in the existing reservoir of the
    River Dam, in the Municipalities of Amari and Rethymno, with a total capacity of 72
    MW.
  • Interconnection works: a 20/150 kV Substation & High Voltage Overhead transmission
    line.
  • With multiple benefits during its construction and operation, as:
    1000 new jobs will be created during construction period, 100 during operation
    It is an investment with a high domestic added value of over € 170 million

 

PROJECT TITLE: AMARI

Category
Hybrid Projects
Status
Pipeline
Country
Greece
Location
CRETE
Nominal Power MW
89,1
Elements
27
Turbine type
Start of Οperation