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January 11, 2022

Safien-Platz, Switzerland

By Carmen

Safien-Platz is an 86MW hydro power project. It is located in Switzerland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 86 86 Active Switzerland


SN Energie, Axpo Power, Alpiq Holding and Kanton Graubunden are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 28.8%, 22%, 21.6% and 12.6% respectively.

The gross head and net head of the project are 425m and 399m respectively. The penstock length is 12,150m. The penstock diameter is 3.1m. The project generated 162.3 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 43MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 51 MVA.

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All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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