Altenmarkt Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND's Altenmarkt power plant is a run-of-river power plant situated on the Enns River and located in the municipality of Altenmarkt near St. Gallen in Styria.

Technical Description

The Altenmarkt power plant was built from 1958 to 1960. The power plant was automated in 1978 and was adapted for remote controlling. In 1999 the turbine and generator were replaced, a building for the emergency generator was erected, and the control technology was modified. In 2009, flood protection measures were carried out.

Technical Data:

Owner: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operating company: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Beginning of operation:             1960
Type: Run-of-river
Country, State: Austria, Styria
Waters: Enns
Capacity: 25,7 MW
Annual generation: 149.710 MWh
Turbines: Kaplan (1)
Fish bypass no