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1898 "Sinaia I", first hydropower plant

In this period many cities around Romania had developed strategies for the generation and usage electric power.
1890, Cluj: The Gas Society had planned to introduce electric street lighting in 1901.
1893, Galati: The Gas and Electricity Exploitation Society was set up.
1895, Bacau: The first usage of electricity.
1896, Craiova: The Central Electric Station and the public lighting network were commissioned.
1896, Sibiu: The "Electrica" plant started the production for the "Sadu I" hydropower plant.
1898, Sinaia: The "Sinaia I" Hydropower plant (4x250 kW), commissioned in 1898 is still working today.