Ritom Replacement Plant is a 120MW hydro power project. It is planned on Lago Ritom river/basin in Ticino, Switzerland. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2018 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Ritom. Swiss Federal Railways and Azienda Elettrica Ticinese are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 75% and 25% respectively.

Ritom Replacement Plant is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 48 million cubic meter. The project is expected to generate 150 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2018. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Contractors involved

Voith Hydro Holding will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 2 units of pelton turbines, each with 60MW nameplate capacity.

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This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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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.