Abwinden-Asten Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND's Abwinden-Asten power plant is a run-of-river plant on the Danube, south of Abwinden near Linz in Upper Austria.

Man in the kitchen

227,601 households

supplies the Abwinden Asten power plant

Fish bypass

Fish bypass currently under construction


A part of the LIFE+ Netzwerk Donau Renaturation Project

Conscious of the environment

773,486 fewer
tonnes of CO2*

Source: ENTSO-E Production 2017

In terms of its output, the power plant is the smallest run-of-river power plant on the Austrian Danube. The plant generates an annual average of approx. 995 GWh of electricity, equivalent to the annual requirement of around 230,000 households.
Owner VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operator VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Commissioning 1979
Type Run-of-river power plant
Country Austria
Region Upper Austria
Waters Danube
Output 168 MW
Annual output 1,039,561 MWh
Turbine Kaplan
Connectivity Fish bypass under construction
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