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CNR’s production sites on the Rhone

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filter1Brégnier-Cordon hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1983
  • Length of headrace canal
    7,7 km
  • Head (height of fall)
    13,7 m
  • Number of turbine units
    22 adjustable blade bulb turbines
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    700 m3/s
  • Average annual production
    324 millions de kWh

filter3Champagneux dam

Dams
  • Date of commissioning
    1984
  • Equipment
    4 openings 18 m wide
  • Type gate
    Radial gates with flaps
  • Discharge of each gate
    700 m3/s

filter1Seyssel dam-hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1951
  • Maximum head (height of fall)
    8,75 m
  • Length of dam-plant turbine bypass
    207 m
  • Useful volume of reservoir
    7,6 millions de m3
  • Dam discharge
    2,370 m3/s
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    600 m3/s
  • Average annual production
    160 million kWh
  • 3 vertical Kaplan turbine units
    15 MVA each

filter3Villeneuve-lez-Avignon dam

Dams
  • Date of commissioning
    1973
  • Equipment
    5 passes de 22,5 m de long
  • Type gate
    Radial gates including 3 with flaps
  • Discharge of each gate
    1400 m3/s

filter1Avignon hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1973
  • Length of headrace canal
    3,3 km
  • Head (height of fall)
    9,5 m
  • Number of turbine units
    4 adjustable blade turbines
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    1600 m3/s
  • Average annual production
    857 millions de kWh

filter2Avignon lock

Locks
  • Lockage time
    15 min
  • Useful length
    190 m
  • Useful width
    12 m
  • Difference in level
    9.5 m

filter1Logis-Neuf hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1960
  • Length of headrace canal
    9,5 km
  • Head (height of fall)
    11,7 m
  • Number of turbine units
    6 Kaplan turbines
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    2,100 m3/s
  • Average annual production
    1.2 billion kWh

filter2Logis-Neuf lock

Locks
  • Lockage time
    15 min
  • Useful length
    190 m
  • Useful width
    11,45 m
  • Difference in level
    11,7 m

filter2Barcarin lock

Locks
  • Lockage time
    5 min
  • Useful length
    190 m
  • Useful width
    12 m
  • Difference in level
    2 m
  • Draught
    3 m

filter3Charmes-sur-Rhône dam

Dams
  • Date of commissioning
    1965
  • Equipment
    6 openings 26 m wide
  • Type of gate
    double fixed wheel gate, 13.5 m high
  • Discharge of each gate
    1670 m3/s

filter1Beauchastel hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1963
  • Length of headrace canal
    6,2 km
  • Head (height of fall)
    11,82 m
  • Number of turbine units
    6 Kaplan turbines
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    2100m3/s
  • Average annual production
    1.2 billion kWh

filter2Beauchastel lock

Locks
  • Lockage time
    15 min
  • Useful length
    190 m
  • Useful width
    11,45 m
  • Difference in level
    12 m

filter3Lavours dam and small hydropower plant

Dams
  • Date of commissioningervice
    1982
  • Length
    81m divided into 4 openings 18 m long
  • Type of gate
    radial gate
  • Discharge of each gate
    700 m3/s

filter1Brens-Virignin hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1982
  • Length of headrace canal
    15,1 km
  • Head (height of fall)
    18 m
  • Number of turbine units
    2 adjustable blade bulb turbines
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    700 m3/s
  • Average annual production
    453 million kWh

filter3Caderousse dam

Dams
  • Date of commissioning
    1975
  • Equipment
    8 openings 22 m wide
  • Type of gate
    Radial gates with flaps, 17 m high
  • Discharge of each gate
    2,100 m3/s

filter1Caderousse hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1975
  • Length of headrace canal
    4,5 km
  • Head (height of fall)
    8,6 m
  • Number of turbine units
    6 adjustable blade bulb turbines
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    2,280 m3/s
  • Average annual production
    843 billion kWh

filter2Caderousse lock

Locks
  • Lockage time
    15 min
  • Useful length
    190 m
  • Useful width
    11,45 m
  • Difference in level
    8,6 m

filter3Motz dam

Dams
  • Date of commissioning
    1980
  • Equipment
    5 openings 18 m wide
  • Type of gate
    Radial gates, the two gates on the banks are equipped with flaps
  • Dam discharge capacity
    4,150 m3/s

filter1Anglefort hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1980
  • Length of headrace canal
    8,8 km
  • Head (height of fall)
    17 m
  • Number of turbine units
    2 adjustable blade bulb turbines, 45 MW each
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    700 m3/s
  • Average annual production
    449 million kWh

filter3Donzère dam

Dams
  • Date of commissioning
    1952
  • Equipment
    6 openings including 5 of 31.5 m wide and 1 of 45 m
  • Type of gate
    Radial gate with flap, 9 m high
  • Discharge of each gate
    1,550 m3/s

filter1Bollène hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1952
  • Length of headrace canal
    28 km
  • Head (height of fall)
    22,5 m
  • Number of turbine units
    6 Kaplan turbines
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    1,980 m3/s
  • Maximum turbine throughputmoyenne
    2 billion kWh

filter2Bollène lock

Locks
  • Lockage time
    15 min
  • Useful length
    190 m
  • Useful width
    11,45 m
  • Difference in level
    12 m

filter3Rochemaure dam

Dams
  • Date of commissioning
    1957
  • Equipment
    6 passes de 26 m de long
  • Type of gate
    double fixed wheel gate, 12 m high
  • Discharge of each gate
    1,350 m3/s

filter1Châteauneuf-du-Rhône hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1957
  • Length of headrace canal
    13,4 km
  • Head (height of fall)
    16,5 m
  • Number of turbine units
    6 turbines « Kaplan »
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    1,850 m3/s
  • Average annual production
    1.5 billion kWh

filter2Châteauneuf-du-Rhône lock

Locks
  • Lockage time
    15 min
  • Useful length
    190 m
  • Useful width
    11,45 m
  • Difference in level
    16,5 m

filter3Saint-Pierre-de-Bœuf dam

Dams
  • Date of commissioning
    1977
  • Equipment
    6 openings 20 m wide
  • Type of gate
    radial gate 20 m x 12.10 m high including 3 equipped with flaps
  • Dam discharge
    7,500 m3/s

filter1Sablons hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1977
  • Length of headrace canal
    12 km
  • Head (height of fall)
    12,2 m
  • Number of turbine units
    4 adjustable blade bulb turbines
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    1,600 m3/s
  • Installed capacity
    160 MW
  • Average annual production moyenne
    885 billion kWh

filter2Sablons lock

Locks
  • Lockage time
    15 min
  • Length
    195 m
  • Width
    12,1 m
  • Difference in level
    12,2 m

filter1Pierre-Bénite hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1966
  • Length of headrace canalérivation
    11,2 km
  • Head (height of fall)
    9 m
  • Number of turbine units
    4 adjustable blade bulb turbines
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    1,400 m3/s
  • Installed capacity
    80 MW
  • Average annual production
    528 million kWh

filter2Pierre-Bénite lock

Locks
  • Length
    195 m
  • Width
    12,1 m
  • Difference in level
    11,6 m

filter2Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône lock

Locks
  • Lockage time
    11 min
  • Useful length
    132 m
  • Useful width
    11,45 m
  • Difference in level
    1 m
  • Draught
    4,25 m

filter3Arras dam

Dams
  • Date of commissioning
    1971
  • Equipment
    6 openings 22 m wide
  • Type of gate
    radial gate 22 m x 12.8 m high including 4 equipped with flaps
  • Discharge of each gate
    1,800 m3/s

filter1Gervans hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1971
  • Length of headrace canal
    3,8 km
  • Head (height of fall)
    11,5 m
  • Number of turbine units
    4 adjustable blade bulb turbines
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    1,650 m3/s
  • Installed capacity
    120 MW
  • Average annual production
    668 million kWh

filter2Gervans lock

Locks
  • Lockage time
    15 min
  • Length
    195 m
  • Width
    12,1 m
  • Difference in level
    11,5 m

filter1Porcieu-Amblagnieu hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1986
  • Length of headrace canal
    1,2 km
  • Head (height of fall)
    9,68 m
  • Number of turbine units
    2 adjustable blade bulb turbines
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    700 m3/s
  • Average annual production
    249 million kWh

filter3Villebois dam

Dams
  • Date of commissioning
    1986
  • Equipment
    4 passes de 18 m de long
  • Type of gate
    radial gates equipped with flaps
  • Discharge of each gate
    800 m3/s

filter3Le barrage de Vallabrègues

Dams
  • Date of commissioning
    1970
  • Equipment
    8 passes de 22 m de long
  • Type of gate
    radial gates equipped with flaps, 14.6 m high
  • Discharge of each gate
    1,800 m3/s

filter1Beaucaire hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1970
  • Length of headrace canal
    11 km
  • Head (height of fall)
    11,3 m
  • Number of turbine units
    6 adjustable blade bulb turbines
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    2,200 m3/s
  • Average annual production moyenne
    1.3 billion kWh

filter2Beaucaire lock

Locks
  • Lockage time
    15 min
  • Useful length
    190 m
  • Useful width
    11,45 m
  • Difference in level
    11,3 m

filter1Vaugris dam-hydropower plant

Hydropower | plant
  • Date of commissioning
    1980
  • Head (height of fall)
    6,7 m
  • Equipment of dam
    6 openings 21 m wide, radial gates 12.8 m high
  • Equipment of plant
    4 bulb turbines
  • Maximum turbine throughput
    1400 m3/s
  • Installed capacity
    72 MW
  • Average annual production
    332 million kWh

filter2Vaugris lock

Locks
  • Lockage time
    15 min
  • Length
    195 m
  • Width
    12,1 m
  • Difference in level
    6,7 m

filter3The dam of Genissiat

Dams
  • Year of commissioning
    1948
  • Height
    72.7 m
  • Width at the base
    90 m
  • Average annual productibility
    1.78 billion kWh
  • Power installed
    420 MW
  • Number and type of groups
    6 Francis groups

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