Rosenau Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND's Rosenau power plant is a run-of-river plant on the Enns River in the municipality of Garsten in Upper Austria.

Technical Description 

The Rosenau run-of-river power plant was built from 1950 to 1953. The reservoir filling began in mid-September 1953 and on 13 October 1953 machine unit I went into operation. Two days later the house machine was switched on. In the years from 1993 to 1997 there was furthermore a renovation of both the main turbines and generators. Two vertically built-in Kaplan turbines generate around 146 GWh of electricity per year. 

Technical data:

Owner: VERBUND Ennskraftwerke AG
Operating company: VERBUND Ennskraftwerke AG
Beginning of operation: 1953
Type:  Run-of-river
Country, State: Austria, Upper Austria
Waters: Enns
Capacity: 34 MW
Annual generation: 145,500 MWh
Turbines: Kaplan (2)
Fish bypass: no