In 1939 the hydroelectric power plant Kegums
Main characteristics of water reservoirs of hydroelectric power plants Reservoir Average Maximum Total Water Dam depth, depth, volume, residence construction m m [km.sup.3] time, year days Plavinu 14.6 47.0 0.51 9 1966 Kegums
6.3 16.5 0.16 3 1939 Riga 7.1 17.4 0.34 6 1974 Reservoir Area, [km.sup.3] Plavinu 35.0 Kegums
24.9 Riga 35.8 Table 2.
In August 2001, the Kegums
hydroelectric power plant was reopened, contributing to Latvia's ability to supply 25% of its energy that year.
The upgrading of the two plants at Plavinas and Kegums
, with a total capacity of 1,100 megawatts, will improve their overall operational capacity, extend their lifetime and reduce their maintenance and repair costs.
Motocross MX2, Kegums
, Race 1, (same-day tape) 8 a.m.
The three largest HPPs are located in Kegums
, Riga and Plavinas, spanning the Daugava river; Plavinas is the largest hydropower plant in the Baltic states in terms of production capacity.