Iron Gates I has produced its 205 billionth KWh
This electricity production has been obtained by the full capitalization on the Danube's water potential, even when the water flow was under the 8,700 mc/sec.
The Iron Gates I hydro-power plant is the largest dam on the Danube river and one of the largest hydro power plants in Europe. It is located on the Iron Gate gorge, between Romania and Serbia.
The Romanian part of the dam was modernized and the nominal capacity of the 6 units was increased from 175 MW to 194.4 MW thus having an installed capacity of 1,166 MW and increasing the entire power generation capacity of the dam to 2,216 MW.