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Using digitalisation to enable low CapEx upgrades

Improving the flexibility of existing hydropower plants may not require large capital investment and substantial changes to existing equipment. Focused on the Alqueva power plant, the presentation explores and compares low capex opportunities to improve the flexibility of existing pumped storage hydropower plants. The presentation also explores how the results were achieved and implemented.

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This presentation is part of the XFLEX HYDRO projectshowcased at the final event - Future of Hydro in Lausanne. The event took place on January 31 and February 1, 2024. Explorethe innovative discussions and insights shared during this significantgathering by downloading the presentation below.


Antonio Aires de Matos, Senior Project Manager, EDP NEW

Prof. Stefan Riedelbauch, Director, Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machinery, University of Stuttgart

Cláudia Gouveia, Senior Engineer Specialist, EDP Generation

Guillaume Rudelle, Product Manager, GE Renewable Energy