Bruck/Leitha Wind Farm

The VERBUND wind park at Bruck an der Leitha lies in the municipality of Bruck an der Leitha in Lower Austria. It includes a viewing wind turbine that is open to visitors.

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3,400 households

supplies the wind park with clean energy

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Showcase model

for clean regional electricity generation.

Ecology

Since 2014 certified in accordance with ISO 14001

 

Conscious of the environment

11,388 avoided tonnes of CO2*

The turbines of the wind park at Bruck and der Leitha have been under the management of VERBUND since 2009. On average, the wind park has an annual capacity of 9 MW and can supply nearly 3,400 households with green electricity. A showcase for regional, climate-friendly electricity generation.

Visitors have the possibility to learn facts and interesting information about the topic of wind power on guided tours of the wind park. A special experience here is a wind turbine with viewing platform: a spiral staircase leads visitors up to a height of about 60 metres. The all-round glazed platform is reached after 279 steps, from where the rotor blades can be watched as they turn wind energy into rotary motion and finally generate electricity.

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With wind power: 1st VERBUND biking tour in Bruck an der Leitha

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Owner VERBUND Wind Power Austria GmbH
Operator VERBUND Wind Power Austria GmbH
Commissioning 2000
Type Wind turbine
Country Austria
Region Lower Austria
Output 09 MW
Annual output 15,000 MWh
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Ecology & environmental protection

Since 2014, the wind turbine has been certified according to ISO 14001 together with all other wind parks of VERBUND in Austria.

Interesting facts on the topic of wind power are provided on guided tours of the Bruck an der Leitha wind park.
 
Responsible treatment of the environment

The Bruck an der Leitha wind park has 5 wind turbines with a total capacity of 9 MW. The wind turbines generate an annual average of approx. 15 GWh of electricity.

Across the whole of Bruck an der Leitha district, VERBUND operates six wind parks with a total of 44 wind turbines and a total feed-in capacity of 106 MW. For 25 plants, VERBUND carries out service and maintenance work using its own service team. The remaining plants constructed in 2014 and 2015 are still maintained by the manufacturer Enercon.