Mottec is a 69MW hydro power project. It is located in Valais, 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 1959. Buy the profile here.


Alpiq Holding, Rhonewerke and Sierre-Energie are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 54%, 27.5% and 1% respectively.

Mottec is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project is 656m. Mottec underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2020-2022. The project generated 125.1 MWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 23MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1959.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 29 MVA.

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