Garsten-St. Ulrich Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND’s Garsten-St. Ulrich power plant is a run-of-river power plant on River Enns in the municipality of Garsten, Upper Austria.

Technical Description 

The Garsten-St.Ulrich power plant was constructed between 1965 and 1967. In order to secure the riverbanks, a surrounding embankment was built in July 1967. In 1999 a computer control system was installed and the replacement of the three static exciters took place. Two vertical Kaplan turbines with DC coupled three phase current synchronous generator produce an average yearly output of around 163 GWh.

Technical data:

Owner; Ennskraftwerke AG
Operating company: Ennskraftwerke AG
Beginning of operation: 1967
Type:  Run-of-river
Country, State: Austria, Upper Austria
Waters: Enns
Capacity: 38,3 MW
Annual generation: 162.500 MWh
Turbines: Kaplan (3)
Fish bypass: no