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December 14, 2021

Handeck 2, Switzerland

By Carmen

Handeck 2 is a 226MW hydro power project. It is located on Aare river/basin in Switzerland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 226 226 Active Switzerland


The project is currently owned by BKW Energie with a stake of 50% and Kraftwerke Oberhasli.

Handeck 2 (Handeck 2 Existing units) underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2002-2007.

Handeck 2 (Handeck 2 Existing units) consists of 2 units of pelton turbines.

Contractors Involved

Handeck 2 (Handeck 2 A Expansion) is equipped with Andritz Hydro pelton turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 90MW nameplate capacity.

Handeck 2 (Handeck 2 Existing units) is equipped with Andritz Hydro pelton turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 29MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 1 electric generator for the Handeck 2 (Handeck 2 A Expansion). The generator capacity is 165 MVA.


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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