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.

It was built between 1986 and 1989 and generates approximately 60 GWh of electricity per year. In 2016, the existing fish bypasses at the site were modernised and further ecological measures put in place.

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Owner VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operator VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Commissioning 1989
Type Run-of-river power plant
Country Austria
Region Salzburg
Waters Salzach
Output 17 MW
Annual output 60,020 MWh
Turbine Kaplan
Connectivity Fish bypass
 The main structure of the St. Veit power plant consists of a 3-field weir system and the adjacent powerhouse. The powerhouse was equipped with two bulb turbine sets with horizontal shaft and a three-phase synchronous generator, with the total bottleneck capacity being around 16,500 kW.