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Laufenburg – Switzerland is a 53MW hydro power project. It is located on Rhine river/basin in Aargau, 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. The project construction commenced in 1909 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1914. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Energiedienst Holding AG-Kraftwerk Augst AG joint venture and is currently owned by Energiedienst Holding.

Laufenburg - Switzerland is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 10.1m. Laufenburg - Switzerland underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1929-1960, 1989-1994. The project generated 350 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1909 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1914.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 5 units of straflo turbines, each with 11.6MW nameplate capacity.

ABB supplied 5 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 12 MVA.

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This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.