Voith to provide 60 MW storage pump for Swiss power plant

 Voith is to supply two Pelton 60 MW turbines and a 60 MW storage pump for the Ritom pumped storage power plant in Switzerland.The plant, which has been in operation since 1920, is being replaced by a new CHF250 million facility.
The Ritom pumped storage power plant’s four Pelton turbines, with a total rated output of 44 MW, will be replaced by much more powerful generating units in the new facility. Voith will be responsible for the design, fabrication, installation and commissioning of the two Pelton 60 MW turbines and the 60 MW storage pump.