Kreuzbergmaut Run-of-River Power Plant

The joint-venture power plant Kreuzbergmaut is a run-of-river power plant on the Salzach, situated on the central Salzach River near Pfarrwerfen in Salzburg.

Technical Description 

The Kreuzbergmaut power plant was constructed from 1993 to 1995 and was the basis for the expansion of the "Mittlere Salzach" area between Schwarzach and Werfen. Two horizontal Kaplan bulb turbines generate an annual average output of around 80 GWh of electricity. The Kreuzbergmaut power plant is furthermore equipped with a fish ladder.

Technical data:

Owner: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH, Salzburg AG
Operating company: Salzburg AG
Beginning of operation: 1996
Type:  Run-of-river
Country, State:

Austria, Salzburg

Waters: Salzach
Capacity: 18 MW
Annual generation: 80.000 MWh
Turbines: Kaplan (2)
Fish bypass: yes