Obervogau Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND's power plant at Obervogau is a run-of-river plant situated on the river Mur and in the municipality of Obervogau in Styria.

Technical Description 

The Obervogau run-of-river power plant was built from 1974 to 1977. Two Kaplan bulb turbines with a nominal output of 6,500 kW each, produce a yearly average of around 59 GWh of electricity. The plant has two three-phase synchronous generators and a three field weir system. Furthermore, the power plant is equipped with a fish ladder.

Technical data:

Owner: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operating company: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Beginning of operation: 1978
Type:  Run-of-river
Country, State: Austria, Styria
Waters: Mur
Capacity: 13 MW
Annual generation: 59,419.3 MWh
Turbines: Kaplan (2)
Fish bypass: