Spielfeld Run-of-River Power Plant

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

Technical Description 

The Spielfeld power plant was constructed from 1980 to 1982 with co-financing from SSG. At the Spielfeld power plant, the last link in the Mur power plant chain, there are two horizontally built-in machine units, which each comprise a Kaplan bulb turbine and a DC three-phase synchronous motor. Both machine units generate around 68 GWh of electricity every year. Furthermore, the Spielfeld power plant is equipped with a fish ladder. 

Technical data:

Owner: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operating company: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Beginning of operation: 1982
Type:  Run-of-river
Country, State: Austria, Styria
Waters: Mur
Capacity: 13 MW
Annual generation: 67,691 MWh
Turbines: Kaplan (2)
Fish bypass: yes