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Refurbishmet of the Riga hydro power plant in Latvia

Latvian power company Latvenergo will refurbish six 69 MW Kaplan units

The renovation will be finalized by 2022. It will allow an increase of annual output by 20 GWh and extend the lifetime of the power plant by 40 years.
The Riga plant, that produced 679 GWh by 2013, together with two other hydropower plants provide more than 50 % of the country’s electricity consumption. 
It is stressed that the refurbishment will increase the efficiency of the plant an improve the operational safety.

Source: Renewable Energy Magazine 22 April 2016