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The EDF hydroelectric power station in Pragnères

Visit the EDF hydroelectric power plant in Pragnères

  • 4 saisons
  • With your family
  • History and heritage

    Located near the village of Gèdre in the Gavarnie Valleys, the EDF Pragnères power plant is an emblematic plant for hydroelectric production in the Pyrenees.

    water harvesting

    THE PRAGNERES HYDRAULIC DEVELOPMENT

    On the left and right banks of the Gave de Pau, a set of galleries collect water from lacs, streams, torrents and tributaries for
    power it and allow the production of clean and renewable electricity thanks to the power of water.

    EDF opens the doors of the Pragnères power plant to you, let us tell you about its Story and live a unique experience et immersive thanks to virtual reality.

    A guided tour coupled with virtual reality

    AN IMMERSIVE DISCOVERY FOR ALL
    Manon Vallin
    Virtual reality visit Centrale Pragnères

    Equipped with a virtual reality headset, take the cable car to reach the pumping station located at 1 meters above sea level and climb into a helicopter for an aerial tour above the dams.

    Learn about water harvesting, how a hydroelectric facility works and the hydraulic trades. A beautiful adventure to share in in family or between as a group !

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