Grimsel II is a 392MW hydro power project. It is located on Oberaar river/basin in Bern, Switzerland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project commenced construction in 1973.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||392||392||–||Active||Bern, Switzerland|
The project is currently owned by Kraftwerke Oberhasli.
Grimsel II is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project is 400m. Grimsel II underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2012-2016. The project generated 550 GWh of electricity.
The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 100 MVA.
The project commenced construction in 1973.
Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines.
Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of pump turbines.
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