Passau-Ingling Run-of-River Plant

VERBUND's power plant at Passau-Ingling is a run-of-river power plant situated on the Inn between the municipalities of Schardenberg (Upper Austria) and Passau (Bavaria).

Technical Description 

The power plant of Passau-Ingling was built between 1962 and 1965, as the last link in a chain of four already built power plants on the lower Inn River. The weir and power plant are vertically installed on the river axis in a row, the weir facility lies on the Austrian side and the power house on the Bavarian side of the river. There are four Kaplan turbines installed with vertical shafts in the power plant. Directly on the turbine shaft there is a three-phase synchronous generator. On a yearly average around 505 GWh of electricity are generated.

Technical data:

Owner: Österreichisch-Bayerische Kraftwerke Aktiengesellschaft 
Operating company: Grenzkraftwerke GmbH
Beginning of operation: 1966
Type:  Run-of-river
Country, State:

Germany, Bavaria
Austria, Upper Austria

Waters: Inn
Capacity: 86 MW
Annual generation: 504,700 MWh
Turbines: Kaplan (4)
Fish bypass: no