Hydroelectric Plants in Southern Italy

Alanno
Location: PE
Operator: Enel Green Power SpA
Configuration: 2 X 11-MW Francis
Operation: 1931
T/G supplier: Riva, TIBB
Quick facts: Alanno was built by Societa Meridionale di Elettricita (SME) and created Lago di Alanno, now notable wildlife center, on the Pescara River. The HPP was damaged in World War II and returned to service in 1946.

Photograph courtesy of Enel SpA
Posted 21 Jun 2015

Barcis
Location: PN
Operator: Edipower SpA
Configuration: 1 X 22 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1954
T/G supplier: Sulzer Escher Wyss
Quick facts: At completion, Barcis had the highest-head Kaplan unit in Europe. The plant was refurbished in 1999.

Photograph courtesy of Enel SpA
Posted 5 Sep 2004

Castel Madama
Location: RM
Operator: ACEA SpA
Configuration: 9.4 MW
Operation: ??
T/G supplier: ??

Photograph courtesy of ACEA SpA
Posted 2 Feb 2008

Lauria
Location: PZ
Operator: Tozzi Renewable Energy SpA
Configuration: 3 X 1.5 MW Pelton
Operation: 2001
T/G supplier: Bouvier
Quick facts: This plant is in Calanchi, Lauria.

Photograph courtesy of Tozzi Renewable Energy SpA
Posted 15 Feb 2010

Magisano
Location: CZ
Operator: A2A Produzione srl
Configuration: 1 X 46 MW Pelton
Operation: 1978
T/G supplier: Ansaldo, ABB
Quick facts: Part of A2A's Calabria power plants group. Albi and Magisano are on the Passante River.

Photograph courtesy of A2A
Posted 3 Jul 2010

Orichella
Location: CS
Operator: A2A Produzione srl
Configuration: 2 X 75 MW Francis
Operation: 1980-1981
T/G supplier: Ansaldo, TIBB
Quick facts: Part of A2A's Calabria power plants group. Silas, Orichella, Timpagrande and Calusa use waters from the Arvo and Ampollino rivers.

Photograph courtesy of A2A
Posted 3 Jul 2010

Palazzo-II
Location: CS
Operator: Enel SpA
Configuration: 1 X 46 MW Pelton
Operation: 1997
T/G supplier: Riva, ABB
EPC: Enelpower
Quick facts: Palazzo is on the River Battendiero.

Photograph courtesy of Enel SpA
Posted 5 Sep 2004

Pollino Nord
Location: PZ
Operator: Enel SpA
Configuration: 2 X 42.5 MW Pelton
Operation: 1973
T/G supplier: Sulzer Escher Wyss, Ansaldo
Quick facts: Pollino Nord uses water taken from a reservoir on the River Sinni and flows through 1km of penstock and pipe to a powerhouse on the River Noce. The plant is used for peaking service.

Photograph courtesy of Enel SpA
Posted 30 Sep 2001

Sant'Angelo
Location: CH
Operator: ACEA SpA
Configuration: 1 X 58 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1958
T/G supplier: ??

Photograph courtesy of ACEA SpA
Posted 2 Feb 2008

   
Satriano-II
Location: CZ
Operator: A2A Produzione srl
Configuration: 1 X 39 MW Francis
Operation: 1997
T/G supplier: Sulzer
EPC: Enel
Quick facts: Part of A2A's Calabria power plants group. Satriano I&II use water from the Anicale River.

Photograph courtesy of A2A
Posted 3 Jul 2010

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 21-Jun-2015

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