Le Bayet small-scale hydropower plant

The Le Bayet small hydroelectric power plant, which Alpiq purchased in 2008, is located in the French Alps near Albertville. It is the first small hydroelectric power station acquired by the Alpiq Group in France. The electricity it generates covers the equivalent to the average annual consumption of around 3,400 households.

Facts & figures

Plant type:

Small-scale hydropower plant

Location:

Saint Paul sur Isère, France

Number of turbines:

1 Pelton / Bouvier

Capacity:

2.5 MW

Shareholding:

100 %

Commissioning:

1989

Average annual production:

6.2 GWh

Guided tours:

No

Status:

In service