Töging Run-of-River Plant

The unique architecture is the trademark of the diversion power plant along the Inn canal in the city of Töging in Bavaria.

Man in the kitchen

126,636 households

supplies the Töging power plant

Environmentally friendly

423,021 avoided
tonnes of CO2*

 

Under construction

Conversion in Töging

Start of construction from autumn 2019

Image from the Location

Owner VERBUND Innkraftwerke GmbH
Operator VERBUND Innkraftwerke GmbH
Commissioning 1924
Type Run-of-river power plant
Country Germany
Region Bavaria
Waters Inn
Output 85 MW
Annual output 564,600 MWh
Turbine Francis
Connectivity Fish bypass
Fish bypass

Technical description

Designed as a diversion power plant, the plant uses the head between the channel and the original river bed of around 30 metres, which was required for the most effective use of the Francis turbine available at the time. 
The Jettenbach reservoir dams the Inn 8 km back to the Faulbach confluence 1 km below Gars and leads the water to the power plant along the 20 km-long headrace channel.
The power plant itself consists of a surge chamber, 15 pressure pipes and the powerhouse with 15 Francis front boiler turbines with horizontal shafts. The turbines originally powered eight three-phase generators and seven direct current generators. When the connected aluminium production facility was closed in 1996, six of the seven DC generators were converted to three-phase current and one DC machine set was decommissioned, so that currently only 14 downpipes are supplied with water. Since then, the electrical energy has been fed into the regional 110 kV grid.
 
Hydro consulting from VERBUND