Altenmarkt Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND's Altenmarkt power plant is a run-of-river power plant situated on the Enns River and located in the municipality of Altenmarkt near St. Gallen in Styria.

* Quelle: ENTSO-E Erzeugung 2017

It was built between 1958 and 1960. In 1978, the power plant was automated and the control room converted to remote control. In 1999, the turbines and generators were replaced, a building for the emergency power generator built and the control room converted. Nowadays, the power plant generates 150 GWh of environmentally friendly electricity from 100% hydropower, with which it can supply almost 36,000 households.

Technical Data:

Owner: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operating company: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Beginning of operation:             1960
Type: Run-of-river
Country, State: Austria, Styria
Waters: Enns
Capacity: 25,7 MW
Annual generation: 149.710 MWh
Turbines: Kaplan (1)
Fish bypass no