Funsingau Storage Power Plant

VERBUND’s Funsingau power plant is a storage power plant situated on the southern edge of the Gerlostal Valley in the municipality of Gerlos, Tyrol. It was constructed from 1963 until 1967.

* Source: ENTSO-E Production 2017

The power plant was built between 1963 and 1967. A machine set consisting of a Francis turbine and generator with a bottleneck capacity of 25,000 kW is installed in the power house. Every year, 27 GWh of valuable electricity is generated entirely from hydropower.

Technical data:

Owner: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operating company: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH                                 
Beginning of operation: 1968
Type:  Storage
Country, State: Austria, Tyrol
Water body: Gerlosbach
Capacity: 25 MW
Annual generation: 26.954 MWh
Turbines: Francis (1)
Fish bypass: no