Bieudron hydroelectric plant

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Bieudron hydroelectric plant is an operating hydroelectric power plant in Conthey, Wallis, Switzerland.

Project Details

Table 1: Project details for Bieudron hydroelectric plant

Status Commissioning year Nameplate capacity Turbines Technology type Owner Operator
Operating[1] 1999[1] 1260 MW[1] 3[2] Conventional storage[1] Alpiq Suisse SA [72.7272%]; Axpo Power AG [9.0909%]; BKW Energie AG [9.0909%]; Industrielle Werke Basel (IWB) [9.0909%][3][4] Hydro Exploitation SA[5][2]

Location

Table 2: Location details for Bieudron hydroelectric plant

Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Conthey, Wallis, Switzerland[6] 46.1830, 7.2515 (exact)[6]

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References

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  2. 2.0 2.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20220627023201/https://www.alpiq.com/power-generation/hydropower-plants/storage-power-plants/cleuson-dixence. Archived from the original on June 27, 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20221004174103/https://www.grande-dixence.ch/docs/default-source/documentation/cleuson-dixence/Cleuson-Dixence-discover-a-one-of-a-kind-hydroelectric-power-station.pdf?sfvrsn=5. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 04, 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20221004174247/https://www.grande-dixence.ch/docs/default-source/documentation/rapport-annuel/grande-dixence---71e-rapport---exercice-2021-2.pdf?sfvrsn=2. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 04, 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. (PDF) http://grande-dixence.ch/docs/default-source/documentation/brochure-technique/Grande-Dixence-technical-documentation-2.pdf?sfvrsn%3D7&sa=D&source=editors&ust=1652191649476180&usg=AOvVaw0jZOVNqNIrojsCUTP1zmYL. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20220616183140/https://ld.geo.admin.ch/energy/hydropowerplant/504950. Archived from the original on June 16, 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)