Handeck 1 is a 100MW hydro power project. It is located in Bern, 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. The project commenced construction in 1925. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Kraftwerke Oberhasli. The project is currently owned by BKW Energie with a stake of 50% and Kraftwerke Oberhasli.

The gross head of the project is 547m. The project generated 160 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines.

Development status

The project commenced construction in 1925.

Contractors involved

GE Factory Elektrothyazhmash supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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About Kraftwerke Oberhasli

Kraftwerke Oberhasli AG (KWO) is a producer of hydroelectricity. It executes generation of power and maintenance of hydroelectric power plants and water dams. The company distributes drinking water in its operating region besides undertaking construction of complex power projects. The hydro power plants receive water from company operated reservoirs. The company also carries out the furthering of pollution-free mobility, landscape maintenance and new, sustainable energy forms. It has projects in the areas of biogas and geothermics. Its reservoirs include Grimselsee, Gelmersee, Totensee, Oberaarsee, Raterichsbodensee, Trubtensee, Mattenalpsee, and Engstlensee. Its dams include Oberaar, hospital lamb, Raterichsboden, Gelmer, Totensee, Trubtensee, and Mattenalp. KWO is headquartered in Innertkirchen, Switzerland.

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