Gargnano is a 137.2MW hydro power project. It is located in Lombardy, Italy. 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 1964. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Enel.

Gargnano is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project is 431.02m. Gargnano underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1975. The project generated 198.51 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1964.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 67.7MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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