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.


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