Environment

One of the factors that has transformed the territory Montsec in the course of the contemporary stage has been undoubtedly the construction of dams to produce electricity. The hydroelectric center in Canelles is powered by the same name dam, the second in altitude in Europe. It was built inside the mountain and is accessed only through a spectacular underground gallery. Its power is about 150 000 kW / A and reaches an annual production average of 110.166.000 kWh.
A visit to their facilities including the Interpretation Centre of Energy and later guided tour to the central unit at the dam, spillways and access to, plus a walk through the Black Cave.

Information provided by El Consorci del Montsec

Hotel Santuari

Pla del Reial s/n,

25600-Balaguer (Lleida)    

Tel. +34 973 449 617

rest_santuari@hotmail.com

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