Kalsdorf Run-of-River Power Plant

The joint venture power plant Kalsdorf on the Mur River is located south of Graz, in the municipality of Kalsdorf.

18.309 households

supplies the Kalsdorf power plant


61.160 avoided
tonnes of CO2*


Technical Description 

The Kalsdorf power plant was completed and opened in 2013. The power plant forms an 11.2 m high dam on the river Mur and has a maximum rate of flow of 200m³/s. In the powerhouse two Kaplan bulb turbines with a capacity of 19 MW have been installed, which generate 81 GWh of electricity per year. Furthermore, the Kalsdorf power plant is equipped with a fish ladder. 

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Owner VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH, Energie Steiermark
Operator VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Commissioning 2013
Type Run-of-river power plant
Country Austria
Region Styria
Waters Mur
Output 19 MW
Annual output 81,210 MWh
Connectivity Fish ladder present