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November 24, 2021

Lago Bianco, Switzerland

By Carmen

Lago Bianco is a 1,050MW hydro power project. It is planned in Graubunden, Switzerland. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2029.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,050 1,050 Permitting Graubunden, Switzerland Repower


The project is being developed and currently owned by Repower.

Lago Bianco is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project will be 1,300m. The project cost is expected to be around $2,541.94m.

The hydro power project consists of 6 turbines, each with 175MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2029.

About Repower

Repower AG (Repower), formerly Ratia Energie AG is an energy company that produces, transmits and distributes electricity. The company’s services include trading, market access, and sales support services. It generates electric energy from hydropower, wind power plants, and combined-cycle gas power plants. Repower operates its own hydropower plants in Valposchiavo, Prättigau, Surselva and the Engadine in Canton Graubunden. The company works with more than privately and publicly owned generation facilities such as water turbines, biomass and photovoltaic to produce its two green power products, purepower and solarpower. It owns, maintains and builds power lines with voltages ranging between 0.4 and 150 kilovolts in the Prattigau and Rhine Valley and Davos, Engadine and Poschiavo and Surselva areas of Canton Graubunden. The company also owns and operates the relevant substations, switching stations and transformers. It markets products through its distributors located across Romania, Switzerland, Italy, and Germany. Repower is headquartered in Poschiavo, Switzerland.


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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