Nendaz is a 390MW hydro power project. It is located on Dixence river/basin in Valais, Switzerland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1951 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1961.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||390||390||–||Active||Valais, Switzerland||Grande Dixence|
The project was developed by Grande Dixence. Alpiq Holding, Axpo Power, BKW Energie and Industrielle Werke Basel are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 60%, 13.33%, 13.33% and 13.33% respectively.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 400 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 1,008m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 1 in number.
The hydro power project consists of 6 turbines, each with 65MW nameplate capacity.
The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 80 MVA.
The project construction commenced in 1951 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1961.
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