Kolbnitz Drinking Water Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND's Kolbnitz power plant is a drinking water power plant in the area of Mühldorfer Graben and situated in the town of Kolbnitz (municipality of Reisseck).

Man in the kitchen

56 households

supplies the Kolbnitz power plant

Conscious of the environment

188 avoided tonnes of CO2*

 

* Source: ENTSO-E Production 2017

The Kolbnitz power plant was completed in 2005. The drinking water power plant was built in conjunction with the drinking water line that was built for the village of Kolbnitz in the municipality of Reißeck. The water is also used for energy generation and generates around 252 MWh of electricity annually.

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Owner VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operator VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Commissioning 2005
Type Run-of-river power plant
Country Austria
Region Carinthia
Waters Mühldorfer Seebach
Output 00.03 MW
Annual output 252 MWh
Turbine Pelton
Connectivity No fish bypass
Environmental protection at VERBUND
There are no special interventions at the site into the natural conditions of the environment, as it is an existing drinking water pipeline, which is used here for energy generation purposes.
Responsible treatment of the environment
The power plant is equipped with a horizontally installed Pelton turbine with an output of 30 kW and a generator.