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Melk Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND's power plant at Melk is a run-of-river power plant situated on the Danube and west of Melk in Lower Austria. It was constructed from 1979 until 1982.

Technical data

Owner VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operating company VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Beginning of operation 1982
Type Run-of-river
Country, State Austria: Lower Austria
Waters Danube
Capacity 187 MW
Annual generation 1.221.600 MWh
Turbines Kaplan (9)
Fish Bypass ja

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