Ferrera is an 185MW hydro power project. It is located on Lei Lake river/basin in Schwyz, Switzerland. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1971. Buy the profile here.

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Electricite de France and Alpiq Holding are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 19.43% and 9.3% respectively.

Ferrera is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project is 524m. Ferrera underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2010-2016.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1971.

Contractors involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 turbines, each with 63MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.