St. Johann Run-of-River Power Plant

The joint venture power plant at St. Johann is a run-of-river plant situated on the river Salzach and in the municipality of St. Johann in Salzburg.

Man in the kitchen

16,000 households 

supplies the St. Johann power plant

Conscious of the environment

54,375 fewer
tonnes of CO2*

Fish bypass

Fish bypass available



Many native species of fish can be found here over a length of 420 metres


*Source: ENTSO-E Production 2017

The St. Johann power plant was built between 1988 and 1991 and consists of six stages, with a diversion power plant as the lowest stage with a weir system at Werfen and a power house at Golling. Two Kaplan bulb turbines generate around 71 GWh of electricity annually.

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