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January 5, 2022

Glorenza, Italy

By Carmen

Glorenza is a 105MW hydro power project. It is located on Adige river/basin in Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1949.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 105 105 Active Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy

Description

The project is currently owned by Alperia Vipower.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 116 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 586.2m and 32.5m respectively. 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 1 in number. The penstock length is 1,075m. The penstock diameter is 2.6m. The project generated 248.74 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1949.

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Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of pelton turbines.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Ansaldo Energia and Ercole Marelli Power.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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