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Hydropower plant Lempdes-sur-Allagnon

The small hydropower plant Lempdes-sur-Allagnon was built in 1910 by Compagnie d’ Auvergne Hydraulique. It is located directly at the weir of the river Allagnon, approximately two kilometers from the town center.

Data & Facts
  • Location and site
    Lempdes-sur-Allagnon, Département Haute-Loire, Auvergne, France
  • Number / type of turbines
    1 Francis-Turbine, 1 Kaplan-Turbine
  • Capacity per plant / total
    110 kW + 350 kW / 460 kW
  • Forecast electricity production p.a.
    1,9 MW p.a.
  • Households supplied
    approx. 560 Haushalte
  • Commissioned
    after modernisation in 2011