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.

United Arab Emirates

This 300 MW station is located near the city of Hatta in the Emirate of Dubai. It will make it possible to store the excess energy produced during off-peak hours by renewable energies (in particular photovoltaic) and then feed it into the grid during peak hours.


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).