Italy - Molino Rizzoni

At the beginning of October 2013, ANDRITZ HYDRO and IDROELETTRICA MOLINO RIZZONI, an independent power producer, signed a contract for the delivery, installation and commissioning of one Mini Compact Kaplan turbine with an asynchronous generator, including the electrical equipment and automation at HPP Molino Rizzoni.

HPP Molino Rizzoni is a new hydropower plant located in the province of Emilia Romagna in northern Italy.

Molino Rizzoni

Molino Rizzoni

The realization of this small hydro resource was made possible because of renewable energy incentives, which support the Mini Hydro range in Italy. This is the first order in Italy since the incorporation of Hydreo Engineering SAS into the ANDRITZ HYDRO group in 2013.

The turbine, speed increaser and mechanical Balance of Plant will be provided by ANDRITZ HYDRO Toul, France. ANDRITZ HYDRO Italy will supply the electrical power systems (EPS), automation and scada.

The commissioning of the equipment is scheduled for June 2014.


Output:860 kW
Head:4.1 m
Speed:150 rpm
Runner diameter:                   2,400 mm               
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