St. Veit Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND's power plant of St. Veit is a run-of-river plant situated on the river Salzach and in the municipality of St. Veit im Pongau in Salzburg.

Technical Description

The St. Veit power plant was built between 1986 and 1989. The main structure for the St. Veit power plant consists of three weir fields and an adjoining powerhouse. Each weir field's closure device is a segment gate with a superimposed cap. The power house was equipped with two bulb turbine units with a horizontal shaft and a three-phase synchronous generator, and the bottleneck capacity totals around 16,500 kW. The St. Veit power plant generates approx. 60 GWh of electricity annually. Moreover, it also features a fish bypass.

Technical data:

Owner: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operating company: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Beginning of operation: 1989
Type: Run-of-river
Country, State: Austria, Salzburg
Waters: Salzach
Capacity: 16 MW
Annual generation: 67,000 MWh
Turbines: Kaplan (2)
Fish bypass: yes