Feldkirchen Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND’s Feldkirchen power plant is a run-of-river power plant on Bavaria’s River Inn in the municipality of Schechen in Bavaria.

Technical Description

The Feldkirchen power plant was built between 1967 and 1970. The weir and power house stand on sound base moraine that is waterproof and more than 50 m thick. Three Kaplan turbines with DC coupled umbrella-type generators produce an average annual output of around 304 GWh. The Feldkirchen power plant is furthermore equipped with a fish bypass.

Technical data:

Owner: VERBUND Innkraftwerke GmbH
Operating company: VERBUND Innkraftwerke GmbH                                 
Beginning of operation: 1970
Type:  Run-of-river
Country, State: Germany, Bavaria
Waters: Inn
Capacity: 38,2 MW
Annual generation: 204.063 MWh
Turbines: Kaplan (3)
Fish bypass:                      yes

Cross-sections of the power plant:

Cross-section of the Feldkirchen run-of-river power plant
Cross-section of the weir field at the Feldkirchen power plant