Wheel Refurbishing Workshop: New Technologies and Expanded PerformanceOur Wheel Refurbishing Workshop (RR) is dedicated to the repair of pump and turbine wheels abraded by water-borne sediments. The development of new technologies now allows us to optimise repair works on wheels while also considerably improving their final quality.
FMA: Sublin Discharge Conduit ReplacementIn 2016, FMA (Forces Motrices de l’Avançon) contracted us to replace most of the Vignasse discharge conduit, which is nearly 120 years old. This 900 mm di-ameter conduit with a maximum free surface flow rate of 6 m3/s is an essential element for the operation of the plant.
HYDRO Exploitation has acquired a unique and proven experience in power generation facilities. Our extensive service portfolio puts us in a position to cover all areas of power generation, from consultancy to overhaul services.
Who are we ?
Based in Sion, HYDRO Exploitation SA was founded in June 2002 by Grande Dixence SA, EOS Holding SA and FMV SA - joined by Romande Energie Holding SA and Les Forces Motrices de la Gougra SA for the operation and maintenance of hydroelectric facilities.
The company employs 400 people from the Haut-Valais to the Jura Vaudois. Together, they operate 46 hydroelectric facilities that produce more than 16% of Switzerland's hydroelectric energy.