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Hydro power plant engineering

The firm’s core activities include consultancy services for hydro power plants of all types and sizes.

European leader in hydro power engineering

Over the past 50 years the firm’s services in hydro power plant engineering have been engaged in more than 80 hpp projects and 200 dams. By way of example, the following hydro power projects, for a total of over 10,000 MW of Installed Power, where SP is fully responsible for the entire range of engineering services are currently under construction or have been recently commissioned: Koysha 2160 MW (under construction), Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERDp) 6000 MW (under construction), Gibe III 1870 MW (recently completed), Gibe II 420 MW, including 26 km of hydraulic tunnel (in operation), Beles 460 MW in Ethiopia (in operation).

Over 20000 MW installed power

Over the past few years feasibility designs and conceptual schemes have been performed for dams and hydropower projects totalling over 20000 MW of installed power, including:
– Mambilla Hpp 4000 MW in Nigeria
– Kibaa Hpp 2820 MW
– Batoka Gorge Hpp 2400 MW in Zambia/Zimbabwe
– MurchisonHpp 2340 MW in Uganda
– Kamdini Hpp 1080 MW
– 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

Studio Pietrangeli provides the entire range of services in hydro power plant engineering

SP’s engineering services cover all the aspects of hydro projects from conception to feasibility, through investigations, environmental impact assessment, preliminary design, final design, technical specifications, employer’s requirements and tender documents, construction design, supervision of construction and technical assistance during definition of contractual terms.

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