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.

*Source: ENTSO-E Production 2017

The Urreiting run-of-river power plant was built between 1983 and 1986. Two Kaplan bulb turbines generate around 76 GWh of electricity annually and supply the region with environmentally friendly electricity produced entirely from hydropower.

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