Cavergno is a 104MW hydro power project. It is located on Tessin river/basin in Ticino, Switzerland. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1970. Buy the profile here.


Axpo Power, Alpiq Holding, Industrielle Werke Basel, BKW Energie, Elektrizitatswerk der Stadt Zurich and Energie Wasser Bern are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 30%, 12.5%, 12.5%, 10%, 10% and 5% respectively.

The net head of the project is 495m.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 26MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1970.

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