Provvidenza is a 141MW hydro power project. It is located on Vomano river/basin in Abruzzo, 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 1949. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Enel.

Provvidenza is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 2.4 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 250m. The penstock length is 240m. The penstock diameter is 3.5m. Provvidenza underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1994.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1949.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Ansaldo Energia and Ercole Marelli Power.

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