Groppello, Italy

ANDRITZ HYDRO has received a contract from ENECO for the supply, erection and commissioning of the complete Water-to-wire package for HPP Groppello in Italy.

The new Groppello hydropower plant is located in the province of Lombardia in northern Italy.

ANDRITZ HYDRO Grenoble, France is responsible for the turbine, the speed increaser, and the mechanical balance of plant.

ANDRITZ HYDRO Schio, Italy will supply the generator, the electrical power systems (EPS), and automation, as well as the SCADA system.

The realization of small hydropower projects in Italy is being enabled by renewable energy incentives supporting the mini-hydro market.

The commissioning of the complete electromechanical equipment at the Groppello small hydropower plant is scheduled for November 2015.


Output:15 MW
Voltage:4.8 kV
Head:5.85 m
Speed:75 rpm
Runner diameter:6,400 mm
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