A historical leader in the field, Artelia designs dams and hydropower development projects along with the associated structures (locks, canals, tunnels, irrigation areas). 
As such, the Group is one of the world’s top 20 engineering firms with regard to hydropower dams.
Artelia works on both the design of new schemes and the rehabilitation of existing structures, and also has experience of smaller projects such as micro-hydropower plants.

Gabon | Région de la Mbei

Having carried out all the environmental and social impact studies in recent years, and identified the major issues arising from the project's location in the buffer zone and the core zone of the Monts de Cristal Park, Artelia is now taking part in the technical development of this project.


Liberia chose to focus on renewable energy in its development plan for the Saint Paul River basin to strengthen its national electricity supply and contribute to the interconnected CLSG (Côte d’Ivoire-Liberia-Sierra Leone-Guinea) network.

United Arab Emirates

Located near the city of Hatta in the United Arab Emirates, the station will generate electricity by making use of the water stored in Hatta Dam. It will have a storage capacity of 1,500 MWh and a life span of 80 years. 


The Nam Ngum III and IV schemes tie in with an ambitious national programme to boost hydropower production, which the Laotian government intends to make a cornerstone of the country’s economic development.


Artelia was awarded a strategic contract of the Consultancy Services Hydro Power Plants Executive Authority of the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy in Egypt, providing Owner’s Engineer services for a new pumped storage power plant, Attaqa Mountain in Suez, Egypt.


The Rusumo Falls hydropower scheme, which is financed by the World Bank, is set to generate 430 GWh per year, to be shared between the three contributing countries (Rwanda, Tanzania and Burundi).