Pradella - Martina Hydropower Plant, Switzerland

EKW \'91 - 07
EKW \'91 - 09
Auslaufbauwerk Martina I (2)
EKW \'91 - 38
Zentrale Martina (1)
EKW \'93 - 187
EKW \'94 - 112

The Pradella - Martina stage is the lowest stage of the Engadine Power Company Ltd. along the Inn River in the Swiss Lower Engadine Valley. The hydro power plant was built from 1989 to 1994.

 

The power plant includes the following items

  • A weir with water intake, sandtrap and an artificial fishway
  • Compensating basin
  • A 4 km long headrace tunnel
  • A surge tank of 14 metres diameter
  • A steel lined vertical shaft
  • An underground power plant with 72 MW installed capacity

 

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