As part of Rainpower’s contract with Ofima, the company delivered a double horizontal Pelton turbine with a capacity of 41MW and a head of 875m. A second turbine will also be delivered for installation in 2011. alstom was awarded the contract for delivery of new generators.

Bavona power plant was built in 1966 in Locarno in the canton Ticino. The project is currently being refurbished, with the total capacity at the project expected to be increased from 138MW to 165.2MW once both new turbines are placed into operation.