Roncovalgrande is a 1,000MW hydro power project. It is located on Casmera 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1971. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Enel.

Roncovalgrande is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project is 736.25m. 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 2 in number. The penstock length is 1,100m. The penstock diameter is 4.3m. The project generated 983.48 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1971.

Contractors involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Ansaldo Energia and Voith Hydro Holding.

Tecnomasio Italiano Brown Boveri supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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