Solkan hydro plant shuts down due to drought

Nova Gorica, 28 July - The Solkan Hydropower Plant has been temporarily shut down due to extremely low flow of the Soča river caused by prolonged drought, its operator, Soške Elektrarne Nova Gorica (SENG), has announced. This is the first time the Solkan plant has been non-operational since 2003.

The Solkan hydro power plant.
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