Riva Valdobbia small-scale hydropower plant

The clear waters of the River Vogna in the Italian region of Piedmont are revered among anglers as the cradle of fly fishing. In the winter sports resort of Alagna Valsesia, not far from the source of the river, the small hydroelectric power station generates environmentally friendly electricity.

Facts & figures

Plant type:

Small-scale hydropower plant

Location:

Riva Valdobbia, Italy

Number of turbines:

1 Pelton Hydro

Capacity:

4.6 MW

Shareholding:

90 %

Commissioning:

2009

Average annual production:

8.5 GWh

Guided tours:

No

Status:

In service