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.

Man in the kitchen

13,369 households

supplies the St. Veit power plant

Conscious of the environment

44,657 avoided
tonnes of CO2*



* Source: ENTSO-E Production 2017

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

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