Weissenegg Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND's Weissenegg power plant is a run-of-river plant on the Mur River, between the municipalities of Neudorf and Werndorf in Styria.

*Source: ENTSO-E Production 2017

The Weissenegg small power plant was constructed at the same time as the Mellach stage on the Mur and the Mellach district heating power plant. Construction works started in 1982 and were completed in 1985. A Kaplan S-turbine generates an annual average of around 6 GWh of electricity.

Turbines and generators: The S-turbine has a nominal output of 800 kW at a maximum flow rate of 12 m³ per second. It is connected via a shaft to a 1,000 kVA generator which has a nominal voltage of 0.4 kV.

To raise the generated energy from 0.4 kV to 20 kV, there is a 1,000 kVA block transformer next to the machine hall. Transmission is via a 20 kV open-air line to the Hereschwerke in Wildon