Pont Ventoux-Susa is a 150MW hydro power project. It is located on Dora Riparia river/basin in Piedmont, Italy. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1995 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2005.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 150 150 Active Piedmont, Italy Astaldi


The project was developed by Astaldi and is currently owned by Iren Energia.

Pont Ventoux-Susa is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 515m and 502.92m respectively. The penstock length is 1,300m. The penstock diameter is 3.82m. The project generated 350 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1995 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2005.

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Contractors Involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 78MW nameplate capacity.

Ercole Marelli Power supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 85 MVA.

About Astaldi

Astaldi SpA (Astaldi) is a construction contracting company. It carries out the designing, civil engineering, procurement, construction, and management services for various public infrastructure and large-scale civil engineering works. The company executes civil and hydraulic construction, electromechanical, environmental and infrastructure engineering, including railways and metros, roads and motorways, ports and airports, hydroelectric, and civil and industrial construction complex projects. Astaldi, through its subsidiary NBI, provides plants design and maintenance services. It also provides facility management and participates in various concession services. It has operations in several countries across Asia, the Americas, Africa and Europe. The company is headquartered in Rome, Italy.


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.