Paternion Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND's Paternion power plant is a run-of-river power plant on the Drava River, north of the town of Paternion in Carinthia.

* Source: ENTSO-E Production 2017

The Paternion power plant was built between 1985 and 1988. It is powered by two Kaplan turbines and generates approximately 89 GWh of electricity from 100% hydropower annually. The power plant has been equipped with a fish bypass  2016.


Technical data:

Owner: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operating company: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Beginning of operation: 1988
Type:  Run-of-river
Country, State: Austria, Carinthia
Water body: Drava
Capacity: 23.5 MW
Annual generation: 89,362.8 MWh
Turbines: Kaplan (2)
Fish bypass: yes