Weissenegg Run-of-River Power Plant

VERBUND's Weissenegg power plant is a run-of-river plant on the Mur River, between the municipalities of Neudorf and Werndorf in Styria.

Technical Description 

The small power plant in Weissenegg was constructed together with the Murstufe Mellach power plant and the district heating power plant and was co-financed by Energie Wildon Obdach GmbH. The construction work started in 1982 together with the Murstufe plant and was completed in 1985. A Kaplan S-turbine generates an average of around 6 GWh of electricity per year.

Technical data:

Owner: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Operating company: VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH
Beginning of operation: 1985
Type: Run-of-river
Country, State: Austria, Styria
Waters: Mur
Capacity: 0.8 MW
Annual generation: 5,672 MWh
Turbines: Kaplan
Fish bypass: no