Pack Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND's power plant at Pack is a run-of-river plant situated east of the town of Pack in Styria. It was constructed from 1929 until 1931.

*Source: ENTSO-E Production 2017

The storage power plant was built between 1929 and 1931 as a daily storage facility with a bottleneck capacity of 800 kW. Installed in the power house is a vertical machine set consisting of a Francis spiral turbine. The reservoir pack lies at an elevation of 867.7 metres and is dammed by a 33.2 metre-high gravity wall. Today, the run-of-river power plant generates an annual average of 2 GWh of electricity entirely from hydropower.

Technical data:

Owner: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operating company: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH                                 
Beginning of operation: 1931
Type:  Storage
Country, State: Austria, Styria
Waters: Packbach
Capacity: 0,8 MW
Annual generation 2,018.5 MWh
Turbines: Francis
Fish bypass: no