Power Plants in Switzerland

Switzerland has 167 utility-scale power plants in operation, with a total capacity of 13008.0 MW.

Name Capacity Type Other Fuel Commissioned Owner
Aarau Stadt 16.93 MW Hydro
Aarberg 15.2 MW Hydro 1968
Ackersand 1 29.2 MW Hydro 1909
Airolo 60.0 MW Hydro 1947
Albbruck 84.9 MW Hydro 1933
Albbruck-Wehrkraftwerk 28.4 MW Hydro 2009
Altendorf (Buchs) 3.56 MW Hydro 1928
Amsteg 120.0 MW Hydro 1923
Amsteg-Regulierzentrale 1.73 MW Hydro 1998
Ardon 52.0 MW Hydro 1960
Arniberg 13.0 MW Hydro 1910
Augst 35.0 MW Hydro 1912
Bannwil 28.5 MW Hydro 1970
Bassecourt 1.03 MW Hydro 1920
Bavona 140.0 MW Hydro 1966
Beznau 19.5 MW Hydro 1902
Beznau-Wehrkraftwerk 6.2 MW Hydro 2001
Biasca 324.0 MW Hydro 1959
Biaschina 141.0 MW Hydro 1966
Bieudron 1285.0 MW Hydro 1999
Bitsch (Biel) 340.0 MW Hydro 1969
Bocki 1 8.7 MW Hydro 1931
Bremgarten-Zufikon 20.0 MW Hydro 1975
Campo Vallemaggia 1.28 MW Hydro 2002
Campocologno 1 50.0 MW Hydro 1907
Campocologno 2 1.62 MW Hydro 1950
Castasegna 100.0 MW Hydro 1959
Cavergno 114.0 MW Hydro 1955
Cerentino 1.38 MW Hydro 2004
Ceresa 1 2.0 MW Hydro 1950
Champsec 8.7 MW Hydro 1930
Chancy-Pougny 54.0 MW Hydro 1925
Chรขtelard-Vallorcine 260.5 MW Hydro 1978
Courgenay 15.0 MW Solar
Croix 66.0 MW Hydro 1957
Dallenwil 18.24 MW Hydro 1962
Dietikon 2.94 MW Hydro 1933
Eglisau 46.9 MW Hydro 1920
Etzelwerk Altendorf 135.0 MW Hydro 1937
Felsen 1.45 MW Hydro
Felsenau 11.5 MW Hydro 1909
Fieschertal 64.0 MW Hydro 1975
Filisur 65.0 MW Hydro 1967
Fionnay (Dixence) 306.0 MW Hydro 1957
Fionnay (Mauvoisin) 140.0 MW Hydro 1958
Fuhren (Gental) Innertkirchen 10.3 MW Hydro 1961
Gabi 11.33 MW Hydro 1957
Giessen 1.9 MW Hydro
Giumaglio 8.94 MW Hydro 1967
Gondo 46.0 MW Hydro 1952
Gordola 132.5 MW Hydro 1965
Grimsel 1 (Grimselsee) 32.5 MW Hydro 1974
Grimsel 1 (Oberaarsee) 35.3 MW Hydro 1954
Grimsel 2 348.0 MW Hydro 1981
Grono 37.5 MW Hydro 1965
Gurtnellen 6.6 MW Hydro 1900
Hackeren 1.2 MW Hydro 2003
Hagneck 1 (M3 M4 u. M5) 12.7 MW Hydro 1900
Handeck 1 100.0 MW Hydro 1932
Handeck 3 (Isogyre) 55.0 MW Hydro 1976
Hinterthal (Muota) 8.8 MW Hydro 1960
Hospental 2.0 MW Hydro 1902
Ilanz 2 49.5 MW Hydro 1992
Innertkirchen 2 62.0 MW Hydro 1967
Isenthal (Bolzbach) 12.0 MW Hydro 1955
Kallnach 8.3 MW Hydro 1913
Kandergrund 19.0 MW Hydro 1911
Kandersteg (Dorf) 1.03 MW Hydro 1996
Kandersteg (Zilfuri) 1.5 MW Hydro 1903
Kernkraftwerk Beznau 760.0 MW Nuclear Axpo AG
Kernkraftwerk Gรถsgen 1035.0 MW Nuclear 1979 Kernkraftwerk Gรถsgen-Dรคniken AG
Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt 1245.0 MW Nuclear 1984 Kernkraftwerk leibstadt AG
Kernkraftwerk Mรผhleberg 390.0 MW Nuclear 1972 BWK FMB Energie AG
Kleintal (Isenthal) 1.18 MW Hydro 1959
Klingnau 42.6 MW Hydro 1935
Klusi 1.3 MW Hydro 1946
La Dernier 28.0 MW Hydro 1903
La Goule 5.6 MW Hydro
La Peuffeyre 24.0 MW Hydro 1927
Ladral 5.1 MW Hydro 1973
Lavey 90.0 MW Hydro 1950
Le Chalet 2.6 MW Hydro
Les Moyats 1.6 MW Hydro
Lessoc 8.56 MW Hydro 1973
Letten 5.0 MW Hydro
Leuggelbach 1.0 MW Hydro 1930
Limmern 1000.0 MW Hydro 2016
Linthal (Limmern) 34.4 MW Hydro 1964
Linthkraft Netstal 1.42 MW Hydro 1923
Lostallo 25.0 MW Hydro 1958
Luchsingen 3.5 MW Hydro 1940
Martigny-Bourg 22.0 MW Hydro 1908
Martina 84.0 MW Hydro 1994
Massaboden 7.2 MW Hydro
Matte 1.16 MW Hydro
Mels (KW Stoffel) 3.3 MW Hydro 1931
Montbovon 31.0 MW Hydro
Montcherand 15.5 MW Hydro 1908
Monthey (Tine) 9.8 MW Hydro 1963
Mulin 1.6 MW Hydro 1907
Nendaz 392.0 MW Hydro 1960
Neuendorf 5.2 MW Solar
Neuewelt 1.07 MW Hydro 1998
Niederried 15.0 MW Hydro 1963
Oberems (Argessa) 8.2 MW Hydro 1926
Obermatt 31.95 MW Hydro 1905
Obermatt-Nebenzentrale 1.97 MW Hydro 1963
Oberrickenbach 8.7 MW Hydro 1937
Olivone 102.0 MW Hydro 1962
Peccia (Sambuco) 54.0 MW Hydro 1955
Perlen 1 (WTA HF) 1.0 MW Hydro
Perlen 2 (WTA PF) 1.15 MW Hydro
Pintrun 6.48 MW Hydro 1944
Piottino 72.9 MW Hydro 1932
Plons 4.5 MW Hydro 1948
Pont de la Tine 10.6 MW Hydro 1913
Ponte Brolla 3.1 MW Hydro 1904
Pradella 300.0 MW Hydro 1970
Pravizin 1 (Bruggwiti) 5.0 MW Hydro 1901
Realta 26.0 MW Hydro 1949
Reckingen 39.5 MW Hydro 1941
Reichenau 19.06 MW Hydro 1962
Rempen 66.24 MW Hydro 1926
Riddes 258.0 MW Hydro 1956
Risi 4.5 MW Hydro 1925
Ritom 44.0 MW Hydro 1920
Safien Platz 90.0 MW Hydro 1957
Sahli (Glattalp) 9.3 MW Hydro 1970
Sainte - Anne 2.9 MW Hydro 1999
Sassello 20.8 MW Hydro 1951
Schaffhausen 28.9 MW Hydro 1964
Schlappin 6.1 MW Hydro 1928
Sedrun 1 150.0 MW Hydro 1968
Sella 1.93 MW Hydro 1991
Seujet 8.7 MW Hydro 1994
Siebnen 51.52 MW Hydro 1926
Soazza 83.0 MW Hydro 1961
Spiez 18.66 MW Hydro
Stalden (KWM) 185.0 MW Hydro 1965
Stalden (Kloster) 1.27 MW Hydro 1941
Stalvedro (AET) 14.0 MW Hydro 1968
Stampa 5.0 MW Hydro 1926
Stechelberg 4.3 MW Hydro 1905
Strick 1.22 MW Hydro 1912
Sublin 1 10.61 MW Hydro
Tenero-Centrale di dotazione 4.25 MW Hydro 1972
Thusis 4.6 MW Hydro 1968
Ticinetto 2.9 MW Hydro 1907
Tinizong 69.5 MW Hydro 1954
Trempel 1.8 MW Hydro 1925
Turgi 1.0 MW Hydro 1902
Turtmann 23.9 MW Hydro 1925
Unteraa (Lungerersee) 54.0 MW Hydro 1921
Unteraa (Melchaa) 12.0 MW Hydro 2012
Valeis 1.2 MW Hydro 1982
Verbano 1 119.0 MW Hydro 1953
Verbois 102.8 MW Hydro 1943
Vernayaz (CFF) 92.0 MW Hydro 1927
Vissoie 50.0 MW Hydro 1958
Wernisberg 20.4 MW Hydro 1966
Wettingen 25.35 MW Hydro 1933
Wettingen-Dotierzentrale 2.1 MW Hydro 2007
Windisch 1.59 MW Hydro
Wolfenschiessen 6.6 MW Hydro 1945
Wynau 12.0 MW Hydro 1996
Zermeiggern 74.0 MW Hydro 1966
Zervreila 22.0 MW Hydro 1958

Data Information

This data is a derivitive set of data gathered by source mentioned below.

Data Sources

Global Energy Observatory/Google/KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm/Enipedia/World Resources Institute/database.earth