Trift HPP is an 80MW hydro power project. It is planned in Bern, Switzerland. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 80 80 Permitting Bern, Switzerland Kraftwerke Oberhasli


The project is being developed and currently owned by Kraftwerke Oberhasli. The company has a stake of 100%.

The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 85 million cubic meter. The project is expected to generate 145 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $391.799m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.

About Kraftwerke Oberhasli

Kraftwerke Oberhasli AG (KWO) is a producer of hydroelectricity. It executes generation of power and maintenance of hydroelectric power plants and water dams. The company distributes drinking water in its operating region besides undertaking construction of complex power projects. The hydro power plants receive water from company operated reservoirs. The company also carries out the furthering of pollution-free mobility, landscape maintenance and new, sustainable energy forms. It has projects in the areas of biogas and geothermics. Its reservoirs include Grimselsee, Oberaarsee, Raterichsbodensee, Gelmersee, Totensee, Trubtensee, Mattenalpsee, and Engstlensee. Its dams include Oberaar, hospital lamb, Raterichsboden, Gelmer, Totensee, Trubtensee, and Mattenalp. KWO is headquartered in Innertkirchen, Switzerland.


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