Alagna Valsesia small-scale hydropower plant

The clear waters of the River Sesia in the Italian region of Piedmont are revered among anglers as the cradle of fly fishing. In the winter sports resort of Alagna Valesia, nor far from the source, the small hydroelectric power station generates environmentally friendly natural electricity. With its typical regional architecture, the station blends seamlessly into the landscape.

Facts & figures

Plant type:

Small-scale hydropower plant

Location:

Alagna Valsesia, Italy

Number of turbines:

1 Bouvier Hydro

Capacity:

3.8 MW

Shareholding:

90 %

Commissioning:

2001

Average annual production:

8.5 GWh

Guided tours:

No

Status:

In service