Underground Power Plants in Yugoslavia

by V.M. Yevdjevich,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 3, Pg. 81-94

Document Type: Journal Paper


Yugoslavia has 12 underground water power plants in operation and 3 under construction, 2 of which exceed 400 Mw; majority are constructed in limestone, which has been found satisfactory for such plants; plant chamber is generally near face of mountain to reduce length of access and galleries; table lists plants with number of turbines, plant capacity, height of head, and type of surrounding rock formations; plans and elevational drawings of plants are given.

Subject Headings: Power plants | Underground structures | Underground construction | Hydro power | Water table | Limestone | Mountains | Turbines

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