Fierza Hydroelectric Power Station
By kkeps @ 2013-01-12 17:28:18
The Fierza Hydroelectric Power Station (Albanian: Liqeni i Fierzës) is a large hydroelectric power station on the Drin River, in Albania. The facility generates power with four 125 MW turbines, totalling the installed capacity to 500 MW.
This rock-fill dam measures 152 m (499 ft) in height, and 380 m (1,250 ft) in length along the crest. Construction began in 1971 and was completed eight years later in 1979. The dam is one of the three hydroelectric dams on the Drin River.