The dam of Kremasta was constructed in 1965 and its use as a hydroelectric station started in 1966. It is located in the middle of the length of Acheloos river. It has 4 units of power production, each producing 110MW. The annual production of energy is 850.000.000 KWh.
Water storage capability: 4.750.000.00 cubic meters of water in the upper level of the water.
Total volume of stones, gravel and boulders: 8.131.200 cubic meters
Maximum height of the dam: 160.3 meters
Height of crown: 282 meters
Width of crown: 10 meters
Length of crown: 456 meters
This is the crown of the dam. Even though it can not be very easily seen, it is remarkable that the small columns on the left and the right side of the road are deformed and are not in line. This is caused by the excessive water pressure of the volume of water.
This is the spillway of the dam.