Bargi is a 330MW hydro power project. It is located on Brasimone and Suviana river/basin in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1975.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 330 330 Active Emilia-Romagna, Italy Enel


The project is developed and owned by Enel.

Bargi is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project is 375.2m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 2 in number. The penstock diameter is 4.4m. Bargi underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1975. The project generated 354.1 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1975.

Contractors Involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by ATB Riva Calzoni and DE Pretto Escher Wyss.

Ansaldo San Giorgio supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 185 MVA.

About Enel

Enel SpA (Enel) is an integrated electricity and gas company. It produces, transports and distributes electricity, and sells and trades electric energy and natural gas, green certificates, and CO2 emission rights. The company generates power using hydro, wind, nuclear, geothermal, solar, thermoelectric, and other renewable sources at its coal-fired, fuel-oil and turbo-gas plants, combined-cycle plants, and nuclear plants. Enel delivers energy in regulated and free markets, and to end users. It also provides advanced energy services and operates in the electric mobility sector. The company has operational presence in Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa, Asia and Oceania. Enel is headquartered in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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