Banja HPP Opening Ceremony
On Friday September 23rd 2016, 11:00-14:00, at Cerrik Municipality Statkraft will celebrate the Opening Ceremony for Banja HPP.
Banja Hydropower Plant is the first plant to be completed along the Devoll Hydropower Cascade, adhering to the Concession Agreement signed in and ratified by the Albanian Parliament in 2009.
The construction of Banja HPP started in June 2013. More than 2000 workers contributed to its construction activities. The installed capacity of Banja HPP is 73 MW with a Dam Height of 80 m. It will contain a reservoir with a total volume of 391 billion litters of water, which will cover an area of 14km2.
Banja HPP, as part of the Devoll Hydropower Project will extensively contribute to renewable energy projects in Albania, best utilizing the potential of Devoll River Cascade. Banja HPP is owned and operated by the Norwegian company Statkraft AS, a leader in the European Market of Renewable Energy.