Villa St. Maria is a 60MW hydro power project. It is located on Sangro river/basin in Abruzzo, Italy. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1952.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 60 60 Active Abruzzo, Italy


The project is currently owned by Enel with a stake of 100%.

Villa St. Maria is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 24.3 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 429.5m. Villa St. Maria underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1979. The project generated 228.68 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1952.

Contractors Involved

Ansaldo Energia was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of pelton turbines, each with 24.3MW nameplate capacity.


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