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Provvidenza Hydro Power Plant

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 156000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 0.00
URL More about Provvidenza Hydro Power Plant

Providence is the first system of hydroelectric power stations built along the Vomano Valley , located upstream of the hydroelectric St. James. It is a central cave that receives its water from the overlying Campotosto with a gallery of adduction of 1,102 m and a penstock of 240 m, the water is then returned to Lake Providence with a gallery of 683 m. It is equipped with two groups turbine / alternator Francis horizontal axis and a vertical axis. The machines also allow the reverse pumping water from Lake Providence to the Campotosto with a flow rate maximum total of 32.5 m³ / s to form the reserves to be used in the period of increased consumption of electricity .

This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On DD.01.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Campotosto, Abruzzi
Italy

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Enel
Utility Type Investor Owned
Paired Grid Resource Transmission
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Enel
Cost & Performance
Performance Annual Production: 70.46 GWh
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Energy Time Shift
Electric Supply Capacity
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