Hydro power design

Hydro power design

Studio Pietrangeli provides all the engineering services required for hydro power design.



Largest hydro power projects under construction / operating

More than 80 hydro power projects have been designed by our firm over the past 50 years. The following internationally renowned hydro power projects, where Studio Pietrangeli is fully responsible for all the engineering, are currently under construction or have been recently commissioned: Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERDp) 6000 MW (under construction), Koysha 2160 MW (under construction), Gibe III 1870 MW (recently commissioned), Beles 460 MW in Ethiopia (in operation), Gibe II 420 MW (in operation).

Hydro power design for more than 20,000 MW

Hydro power design for more than 20,000 MW

In addition to the large projects under construction, Studio Pietrangeli has been conducting the design for numerous hydro power projects (from Africa to South America, from central Asia to Central-East Europe) such as:
- Batoka Gorge Hpp 2.400 MW in Zambia/Zimbabwe
- Dabus Cascade 798 MW in Ethiopia
- Gibe V Hpp 662 MW in Ethiopia
- Enguri Cascade 560 MW in Georgia
- Rumakali Hpp 520 MW in Tanzania
- Chespi Hpp, 460 MW in Ecuador
- Namakhvani Hpp, 450 MW in Georgia
- Lufubu Cascade 326 MW in Zambia
- Frasin Pangarati psp, 300 MW in Romania

Entire range of hydro power design services provided

All the aspects of hydro power projects are covered by Studio Pietrangeli’s experts: from conception to feasibility, through investigations, environmental impact assessment, final design, technical specifications, employer’s requirements and tender documents, supervision of construction, etc.

Hydro power design

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