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November 26, 2021

Limmern, Switzerland

By Carmen

Limmern is a 1,000MW hydro power project. It is located on Muttsee Lake and Limmernsee Lake river/basin in Glarus, Switzerland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2009 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,000 1,000 Active Glarus, Switzerland Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern


The project is developed and owned by Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern.

Limmern is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project is 710m. The project generated 710.082 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $2,115.74m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2009 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 250MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 4 electric generators for the project.


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