Designed construction of a hydro power plant Čunovo III has these basic parameters:

Number of fields (closures) 2
Height of the gate 10.00 m
Width of the weir field 18.00 m
Gate construction Radial closure with pressed arms with a flap
Elevation of the inlet bottom 121.50 m a.s.l.
Elevation of the outlet bottom 118.00 m a.s.l.
Elevation of maximum allowed water level 131.50 m a.s.l.
Elevation of maximum operational water level 131.10 m a.s.l.
Elevation of water level at Q100 130.10 m a.s.l.
Hydro power plant
Location At the left bench of the weir or the fish ladder respectively
Maximum upper operational water level 131.10 m a.s.l.
Downstream water level at Q = 250 m3s-1 122.60 m a.s.l.
Designed discharge 250.00 m3s-1
Designed gross head 8.50 m
Designed net head 8.10 m
Type of turbine Kaplan DC horizontal turbine in combination with synchronous generator
Runner diameter D = 6.200 mm
Number of turbines 1 pc
Maximum active power at the generator terminals 17.735 MW

Production of electricity in an average wet year is estimated to the amount of 156 318 MWh (156 GWh).

Basic characteristics of the construction and its future operation:

The study solves utilization of an energetic potential of Danube River below the weir in a cut-off of WW Čunovo. The water work consists of three main construction structures. The first is the weir, which provides swelling of the water level to the required energetic level. The second is the hydro power plant, where the kinetic energy of water is transformed into electricity. The last of the main structures is a fish ladder, which is located between the weir and the hydro power plant. It enables migration of the ichthyofauna population in a given section of Danube River.

The hydro power plant Čunovo III is located approximately 300 m below the four-field weir at the WW Čunovo. The construction will be a part of the System of water works Gabčíkovo – Nagymaros.

Basic information
Name of the constructionHPP Čunovo III.
Place of the constructionCadastral municipality of Čunovo

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