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Bajina Basta hydro-electric power plant

The gravity concrete hollow dam 90 m high, 461 m long in the crest, forms the accumulation lake 50 km long with the capacity of 340x10 million m3.


  • Employer: Joint Electric Power Management of Serbia
  • Location: Perucac
  • Total cost of project: N/A
  • Years of construction: 1959 - 1966
  • Category: Hydro-Engineering Projects
  • Status: Finished
  • Area: Unknown
  • Contractor: Hidrotehnika - Hidroenergetika

Detail design:
Energoprojekt

Sub-contractor:
GOSA, Geotehnika

Author:
Aleksandar Bozovic

Designer:
Aleksandar Bozovic

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The mechanical building is located on the right bank of the Drina river and its dimension is 111x33 m 24 m high. The rated power is 348 MW, and the average annual production is 1 620x10 million kWh. The maximum overflow capacity is 10,600 m3/s through five weir overflows.

§ The accumulation lake has become a well known tourist attraction in this region.
- Earth excavation for the structures 1,480,000 m3
- Concrete for dam and other structures 99,000 m3
- Built-in hydrodynamic equipment about 2,150 tons


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