The Concept of using hydropower potential in Slovakia till 2030

Source: JOIN IEA/IRENA Policy and Measures Database
Last updated: 10 May 2017

Document includes an inventory of hydropower potential (HPP) of natural watercourses of Slovak Republic, outlines its present use and possible future utilization and lists sites where placement of Small Hydropower Plants (SHP) is possible. The latter was assessed on basis of taking into consideration potential utilization and technology while maintaining the natural character of watercourses.


Total amount of hydropower potential in Slovakia is estimated on level of 6 700 GWh per annum, where 4 732 GWh/year (70.6% of total potential) is already in use and where 1 968 GWh / year (29.4%) remains unexploited. 

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