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Maggia storage power stations

The Maggia power stations use the water from the rivers Maggia and Brenno, utilising the drop between the Gries reservoir and Lago Maggiore. The gross head of approximately 2,200 metres is the highest fall in Switzerland that is used by a chain of high-capacity storage power stations.

Facts & figures

Plant type:

Storage power plant


Locarno, Switzerland

Number of turbines:

Altstafel: 1 Francis turbine / Robiei: 4 Francis turbines / Bavona: 2 Pelton turbines / Peccia: 2 Pelton turbines / Cavergno: 4 Pelton turbines / Verbano: 5 Francis turbines


600 MW


12.5 %



Average annual production:

1,265 GWh

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