Espace EDF Truyère de Couesques


Place :
Espace EDF Truyère de Couesques
Couesques Basses
12140 St-Hippolyte
Telephone : + 33 (0)5 34 39 88 70
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Information :
EDF Hydro Lot Truyère
Parc d'activités de Tronquières, 14 avenue du Garric
15000 Aurillac
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Located in the former control room of the power plant of Couesques, this new EDF Truyère space is a place to discover the industrial heritage of the rivers Lot and Truyère.
This site, used by EDF, is composed of a power plant and a dam built between 1945 and 1950. A place of information of more than 600 m which have been converted to enable the genral audience to discover, in a playful and interactive way, the history of hydroelectricity, the functionning of power plants and dams which, every day, the first of renewable energies : the hydroelectricity. Self tour or guided visits possible.


80 Person(s)

Opening dates

Equipments and Services on site

  • Car park
  • Access for the handicapped
  • Picnic area
  • Prestation - Totalement couverte
  • Animaux non admis