Riddes is a 225MW hydro power project. It is located on Drance de Bagnes river/basin 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. The project commenced construction in 1950. Buy the profile here.


Axpo Solutions, Axpo Power, BKW Energie, Centralschweizerische Kraftwerke and Electricite de France are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 29.25%, 19.5%, 19.5%, 19.5% and 9.75% respectively.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 0.17 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 1,014m. The project generated 665 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 5 turbines, each with 45MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project commenced construction in 1950.

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