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Lovero is a 57.9MW hydro power project. It is located on Adda river/basin 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. The project construction commenced in 1942 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1948. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by A2A.

Lovero is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 109m. 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 penstock length is 6,564m. The penstock diameter is 3.5m. Lovero underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2004.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1942 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1948.

Contractors involved

ATB Riva Calzoni was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 24.5MW nameplate capacity.

Ercole Marelli Power supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 22 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.