Alpiq in: Europe

Blenio storage power stations

Blenio storage power station

The Blenio storage power station went into operation between 1959 and 1963. The Luzzone, Olivone and Biasca stations belong to this power plant. All facilities are remotely controlled and monitored from the command centre in Locarno. The concession runs until 2042.

Storage Power Plants


Locarno, TI

Luzzone: 1 Francis turbine / Olivone: 2 twin Pelton turbines / Biasca: 4 twin Pelton turbines

417 MW

Alpiq: 17.5 %


835 GWh


in service