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Pont Ventoux-Susa Hydroelectric Plant

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 158000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 0.00
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The hydroelectric power plant of Pont Ventoux-Susa has an installed capacity of 158 MW and uses water from the river Dora Riparia and its tributary Rio Clarea. Extending over 27 km, the plant has two reservoirs: Clarea Valley reservoir and Gorge della Dora reservoir. At night water is pumped from the Gorge reservoir to Clarea Valley at a max capacity of 13 m3/s. The underground electric plant connecting the reservoirs utilizes two production units. The binary unit is comprised of a Francis turbine and generator, and the triple unit comprises of a Francis turbine, generator, and pump. The plant connects to Terna's national transmission grid through a 2 km high-tension underground electricity line.

This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On DD.11.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No

Gaglione, Turin

Utility Iren Energia SpA
Utility Type Investor Owned
Paired Grid Resource Transmission
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Iren Energia SpA (formerly AEM Torino)
Developer Iren Energia SpA (formerly AEM Torino)
Cost & Performance
Performance Average power output per year of over 350 GWh
Capital Expenditure $80000000
Service Use Case Electric Supply Capacity
Electric Energy Time Shift
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