Somplago is a 172.8MW hydro power project. It is located on Tagliamento river/basin in Friuli Venezia Giulia, 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 1957. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by A2A.

Somplago is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 2 million cubic meter. 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 3 in number. The penstock diameter is 2.5m. The project generated 405 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1957.

Contractors involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 65MW nameplate capacity.

Ercole Marelli Power supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 60 MVA.

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