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Slovenia's oldest working power station turns 100

Ljubljana, 22 May - It has been 100 years since the first turbines in the small village of Fala kicked into action. They have since been retired as museum pieces, but newer turbines continue to whirr along, producing electricity in what is the oldest operating power station in Slovenia.

Selnica ob Dravi
The Fala hydro plant, Slovenia's oldest power generation facility.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Selnica ob Dravi
The Fala hydro plant, Slovenia's oldest power generation facility.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Selnica ob Dravi
The Fala hydro plant, Slovenia's oldest power generation facility.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Selnica ob Dravi
The Fala hydro plant, Slovenia's oldest power generation facility.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Selnica ob Dravi
The Fala hydro plant, Slovenia's oldest power generation facility.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Selnica ob Dravi
The Fala hydro plant, Slovenia's oldest power generation facility.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Selnica ob Dravi
The Fala hydro plant, Slovenia's oldest power generation facility.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Selnica ob Dravi
The Fala hydro plant, Slovenia's oldest power generation facility.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Selnica ob Dravi
The Fala hydro plant, Slovenia's oldest power generation facility.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Selnica ob Dravi, muzejski prostori HE Fala.
Slovesnost ob 100. obletnici delovanja hidroelektrarne Fala.
Nagovor predsednika vlade, ki opravlja tekoče posle, Mira Cerarja.
Foto: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Selnica ob Dravi
A ceremony marking the centenary of the Fala hydro plant, Slovenia's oldest power generation facility.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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