Amsteg is a 120MW hydro power project. It is located on Reuss river/basin in Uri, Switzerland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project commenced construction in 1993.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 120 120 Active Uri, Switzerland


The project is currently owned by SBB Infrastruktur with a stake of 90%.

The gross head of the project is 280m. The project generated 460 GWh of electricity.

The project has 3 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 50 MVA.

Development Status

The project commenced construction in 1993.

Contractors Involved

Andritz was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of pelton turbines.


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