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.

*Source: ENTSO-E Production 2017

The Weissenegg small power plant was constructed at the same time as the Mellach stage on the Mur and the Mellach district heating power plant. Construction works started in 1982 and were completed in 1985. A Kaplan S-turbine generates an annual average of around 6 GWh of electricity.

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