Bodendorf-Paal Storage Power Plant

VERBUND's power plant at Bodendorf-Paal is a storage power plant on the upper Mur river and situated southeast of the town of Bodendorf ob Murau in Styria.

*Source: ENTSO-E Production 2017

The power plant was built between 1979 and 1982. Located between the Bodendorf power house and the reservoir in Bodendorf is a 9.2 kilometre-long headrace tunnel. On average, a Francis spiral turbine in the power house generates around 84 GWh of electricity annually.

Technical data:

Owner: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operating company: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH                                 
Beginning of operation: 1982
Type:  Storage
Country, State: Austria, Styria
Waters: Mur
Capacity: 27 MW
Annual generation: 84.277 MWh
Turbines: Francis (1)
Fish Bypass: no