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List of pumped-storage hydroelectric power stations

 

List of pumped-storage hydroelectric power stations

The following page lists all pumped-storage hydroelectric power stations that are larger than 1,000 MW in current net generating capacity, which are currently operational or under construction. Those power stations that are smaller than 1,000 MW, and those that are decommissioned or only at a planning/proposal stage may be found in regional lists, listed at the end of the page.

Contents

  • Pumped-storage hydroelectric power stations 1
    • Under construction 1.1
  • See also 2
  • References 3

Pumped-storage hydroelectric power stations

The upper reservoir of the Markersbach PSPS.
Main pump-generator hall of Vianden Pumped Storage Plant
Upper reservoir for Coo-Trois-Ponts PSPS

The table below lists currently operational power stations. Some of these may have additional units under construction, but only current net capacity is listed.

Station Country Location Capacity (MW) Ref
Bad Creek Hydroelectric Station  United States 1,065 [1]
Bailianhe Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,200 [2][3]
Baoquan Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,200 [4][5]
Bath County Pumped Storage Station  United States 3,003 [6]
Blenheim-Gilboa Hydroelectric Power Station  United States 1,160 [7]
Castaic Power Plant  United States 1,566  
Coo-Trois-Ponts Hydroelectric Power Station  Belgium 1,164 [8]
Dinorwig Power Station  United Kingdom 1,728  
Drakensberg Pumped Storage Scheme  South Africa 1,000  
Edolo Pumped Storage Plant  Italy 1,000 [1]
Entracque Power Plant  Italy 1,317 [9]
Goldisthal Pumped Storage Station  Germany 1,060 [1]
Grand'Maison Dam  France 1,800 [10]
Guangdong Pumped Storage Power Station  China 2,400 [2][11]
Heimifeng Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,200 [4][5]
Helms Pumped Storage Plant  United States 1,200 [1]
Huizhou Pumped Storage Power Station  China 2,448 [3][4][5]
Imaichi Pumped Storage Plant  Japan 1,050 [12][13]
Kazunogawa Dam  Japan 1,200[14] [15][16]
Ludington Pumped Storage Power Plant  United States 1,872 [17]
Malta-Reisseck Power Plant Group  Austria 1,026 [18]
Markersbach Pumped Storage Power Plant  Germany 1,045.5 [1]
Matanoagawa Dam  Japan 1,200 [15]
Minhu Pumped Storage Hydro Power Station  Taiwan 1,008 [19]
Mingtan Pumped Storage Hydro Power Plant  Taiwan 1,602 [19][20]
Muddy Run Pumped Storage Facility  United States 1,071 [21]
Northfield Mountain  United States 1,080  
Okutataragi Pumped Storage Power Station  Japan 1,932 [22]
Okuyoshino Pumped Storage Power Station  Japan 1,206 [23]
Presenzano Hydroelectric Plant  Italy 1,000 [1]
Pushihe Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,200 [4][5][24]
Raccoon Mountain Pumped-Storage Plant  United States 1,652  
Rocky Mountain Hydroelectric Plant  United States 1,095 [25]
Roncovalgrande Hydroelectric Plant  Italy 1,016 [26]
Sardar Sarovar Dam  India 1,450 [27]
Siah Bishe Pumped Storage Power Plant  Iran 1,040 [28][29]
Shin Takasegawa Pumped Storage Station  Japan 1,280 [13][15]
Shintoyone Dam  Japan 1,125 [15]
Tai'an Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,000 [4][5]
Tamahara Pumped Storage Power Station  Japan 1,200 [13][30]
Tianhuangping Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,836 [2]
Tongbai Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,200 [2]
Tumut-3  Australia 1,500 [19]
Vianden Pumped Storage Plant  Luxembourg 1,096[31] [32][33][34]
Xiangshuijian Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,000 [4][5]
Xianyou Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,200 [35]
Xilongchi Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,200 [4][5]
Yangyang Pumped Storage Power Station  South Korea 1,000 [3][20]
Yixing Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,000 [4][5]
Zagorsk Pumped Storage Station  Russia 1,200 [36]
Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,000 [4][5]

Under construction

This table lists stations under construction or operational stations with under-construction and current net capacity under 1,000 MW.

Station Country Location Capacity (MW) Expected Completion Ref
Dniester Pumped Storage Power Station  Ukraine 2,268[37] 2017 [38][39]
Fengning Pumped Storage Power Station  China 3,600 2019 [40]
Hohhot Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,224 2014 [4][5]
Hongping Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,200[41] 2015 [42]
Huanggou Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,200 2019 [43]
Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme  South Africa 1,332 2015  
Jixi Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,800 2018 [34][44]
Kannagawa Hydropower Plant  Japan 2,820[45] 2020 [46][47][48]
Linth-Limmern Pumped Storage Station   Switzerland 1,000 2015 [34][49]
Liyang Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,500 2016 [50][51]
Qingyuan Pumped Storage Power Station  China 1,280 2015 [34][52][53]
Tehri Pumped Storage Power Station  India 1,000 2016  
Upper Cisokan Pumped Storage Power Plant  Indonesia 1,040 2018 [54]

See also

References

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  7. ^ http://www.nypa.gov/facilities/blengil.htm
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  11. ^ Guangzhou pumped-storage facility
  12. ^ Large-scale pumped-storage power stations in Japan
  13. ^ a b c TEPCO 2009 Annual Report
  14. ^ 1,600 planned maximum
  15. ^ a b c d Pumped-storage hydroelectric stations in Japan
  16. ^ Kazunogawa Hydroelectric Power Plant, Japan - Power Technology
  17. ^ http://www.consumersenergy.com/content.aspx?id=1830
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  19. ^ a b c Knight Piésold Consulting (2010). BC Hydro Evaluation of Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Potential (PDF) (Technical report). Retrieved 7 December 2012. 
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  25. ^ Rocky Mountain Hydroelectric Plant
  26. ^ "Roncovalgrande -Macclesfield" (in Italian).  
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  31. ^ Currently being expanded to 1,296 MW
  32. ^ Vianden Pumped Storage Plant - Unit 11
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  37. ^ 324 in operation
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  40. ^ "World’s Largest Pumped Storage Power Station with 3.6GW Installed Capacity Began Construction in Fengning". State Grid Corporation of China. 3 June 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2014. 
  41. ^ 300 MW in operation, another 1,200 planned for second phase
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  45. ^ 940 in operation
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