Urreiting Run-of-River Power Plant

The joint venture power plant at Urreiting is a run-of-river power plant situated on the river Salzach southeast of the town of Urreiting.

Technical Description 

The Urreiting run-of-river power plant was built between 1983 and 1986. The power plant has been equipped with three weir fields with sluice gates and superimposed valves as well as two horizontal Kaplan bulb turbines with a three-phase generator each. Thus 76 GWh of electricity are generated yearly. Furthermore, the power plant also disposes of a fish ladder. 

Technical data:

Owner: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH, Salzburg AG
Operating company: Salzburg AG
Beginning of operation: 1986
Type:  Run-of-river
Country, State: Austria, Salzburg
Waters: Salzach
Capacity: 16.5 MW
Annual generation: 76,200 MWh
Turbines: Kaplan (2)
Fish bypass: yes