Rosegg-St. Jakob Run-of-River Plant

VERBUND's Rosegg-St. Jakob plant is a run-of-river power plant situated on the Drava River, south of the town of Rosegg in Carinthia.

Man in the kitchen

75.326 households

will supply the Rosegg-St. Jakob power plant


251.623  avoided
tonnes of CO2*


Technical Description 

The Rosegg St. Jakob run-of-river power plant was constructed between 1969 and 1974 with co-financing by KELAG. The Rosegg St. Jakob run-of-river power plant Was also the first power plant on the Drau that was designed for unmanned operation through remote control from the central control station Feistritz-Ludmannsdorf. Two vertical-axis Kaplan turbines with an impeller diameter of 5.0 m generate around 335 GWh of electricity annually. Furthermore, the power plant is equipped with a fish ladder. 

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Owner VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operator VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Commissioning 1974
Type Run-of-river power plant
Country Austria
Region Carinthia
Waters Drava
Output 80 MW
Annual output 335,123 MWh
Turbine Kaplan
Connectivity Fish ladder present