Overview

The 47.4 MW HPP Brežice is the fifth in the chain of six hydroelectric power plants on the lower Sava River. It is a hydroelectric power plant of the run-of-the-river and reservoir type, with three vertical generating units with a combined rated discharge of 500 m3/s, five spillways and an average annual production output of 161 GWh.

HPP Brežice accounts for approximately one percent of Slovenia’s present annual electricity production and provides possibilities of implementing ancillary services. This power plant is currently operated locally by an on-duty HESS operator.