Staning Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND's power plant at Staning is a run-of-river plant situated on the river Enns and in between the towns of Staning and Hainbuch in Upper Austria.

Technical Description 

The Staning power plant was built from 1941 to 1946. In the years from 1983 to 1985, there was an exchange of the motors in the rotors and generators. Now three vertically built in Kaplan turbines with an extended drop height of 13.1 m can generate around 203 GWh of electricity a year. Furthermore, the Staning power plant is equipped with a fish bypass. 

Technical data:

Owner: Ennskraftwerke AG
Operating company: Ennskraftwerke AG
Beginning of operation: 1946


Country, State: Austria, Upper Austria
Waters: Enns
Capacity: 43,2 MW
Annual generation: 203.200 MWh
Turbines: Kaplan (3)
Fish bypass: yes