Alpiq in: Europe

Chandoline hydropower plant

Chandoline power station

Chandoline power plant - alt. 493 m

The power station was put into operation in 1934. Its turbines are powered by water from the reservoirs created by the Dixence and Cleuson dams.

On grounds of energy efficiency and production optimisation the Chandoline power station was taken out of service in July 2013 until further notice.

5 Pelton turbines
Total capacity: 120 MW
Gross head: 1748 m 

Storage Power Plants


Chandoline, Switzerland

120 MW

Alpiq: 100 %

Prior to 1957

41 GWh (2012)


out of service