Italian utility awards contract for small hydropower plant supply

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Utility Edison S.p.A. has awarded a contract to Hydro Energia S.r.l. to supply two turbine generators and other equipment for the 2.6-MW Fontanamora hydroelectric project.

Edison, a major Italian utility controlled by regional utility A2A and Electricite de France, solicited bids for the supply contract in June.

Hydro Energia is to design, manufacture, install, test and commission two Francis turbines, two synchronous generators of 1.3 MW each, and provide mechanical, electrical and automation equipment.

The value of the award was not specified.

The Fontanamora plant will be located in Bagolino, Italy.

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