Kaprun Klammsee Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND's power plant at Kaprun Klammsee is a run-of-river plant situated on the Kaprun Ache and in the municipality of Kaprun in Salzburg.

Man in the kitchen

739 households

will supply the Kaprun-Klammsee power plant

Conscious of the environment

2,468 avoided
tonnes of CO2*


Technical Description

The Kaprun Klammsee power plant was built between 1938 and 1949 and serves the individual supply requirements of the storage power plant in Kaprun and with its median rough drop height of 65 m, uses the outflow from the remaining catchment area of the Kaprun valley, that is not covered by the Kaprun Main Stage power station. The power station produces an average annual output of 3,251 MWh of electricity. 

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Owner VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operator VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Commissioning 1947
Type Run-of-river power plant
Country Austria
Region Salzburg
Waters Schranbach, Grießbach, Harleitenbach, Zeferetbach, Schwarzenbach, Grubbach, Falkenbach
Output 01 MW
Annual output 3,251 MWh
Turbine Francis
Connectivity No fish bypass

Technical data:

Owner: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operating company:  VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Beginning of operation: 1947
Type:  Run-of-river
Country, State: Austria, Salzburg
Capacity: 0.5 MW
Annual generation: 3,251 MWh