Hydroelectric Plants in Germany - Bayern

Aufkirchen Rebuild
Location: BY
Operator: E.ON Wasserkraft
Configuration: 4 X 10 MW Francis
Operation: 1985
T/G supplier: Voith
Quick facts: Original units online in 1924.

Photograph by Strauss and courtesy of E.ON AG
Posted 30 May 2004

Brombachsee
Location: BY
Operator: Bayerische Landeskraftwerke GmbH
Configuration: 2 X 315 kW crossflow
Operation: 1995
T/G supplier: Ossberger, Loher
Quick facts: This SHP is on an earth dam in Pleinfeld, Mittelfranken district. Bayerische Landeskraftwerke is a state-owned power company and water management company with 19 HPP.

Photograph courtesy of Bayerische Landeskraftwerke GmbH
Posted 30 Jul 2016

Drachensee
Location: BY
Operator: Bayerische Landeskraftwerke GmbH
Configuration: 1 X 115 kW crossflow
Operation: 2009
T/G supplier: Ossberger, Loher
Quick facts: This SHP is in Furth im Wald, Oberpfalz District.

Photograph courtesy of Bayerische Landeskraftwerke GmbH
Posted 30 Jul 2016

Eixendorf-I
Location: BY
Operator: Bayerische Landeskraftwerke GmbH
Configuration: 1 X 950 kW Kaplan
Operation: 1975
T/G supplier: Voith, Leroy Somer
Quick facts: This SHP is in Neunburg vW, Oberpfalz district. The plant was modernized in 2005.

Photograph courtesy of Bayerische Landeskraftwerke GmbH
Posted 30 Jul 2016

Engetried
Location: BY
Operator: Bayerische Landeskraftwerke GmbH
Configuration: 1 X 120 kW Francis
Operation: 1924
T/G supplier: Voith
Quick facts: This SHP is in Rettenbach ans has a 1km feeder canal from the eastern Gunz weir. The plant was taken over from Wasserwirtschaftsamt Kempten in Jan 2012.

Photograph courtesy of Bayerische Landeskraftwerke GmbH
Posted 31 Jul 2016

Faltenbach
Location: BY
Operator: Gemeindewerke Oberstdorf
Configuration: 1 X 1.6 MW Pelton
Operation: 2011
T/G supplier: Troyer, Hitzinger

Photograph courtesy of Gemeindewerke Oberstdorf
Posted 3 Aug 2013

Finsing
Location: BY
Operator: E.ON Wasserkraft
Configuration: 2 X 1.5 MW, 2 X 3.2 MW, 1 X 2.8 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1953-1964
T/G supplier: Voith, BBC

Photograph by Strauss and courtesy of E.ON AG
Posted 30 May 2004

Geisling
Location: BY
Operator: E.ON Wasserkraft
Configuration: 3 X 6.3 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1982
T/G supplier: Voith, ABB

Photograph courtesy of Wasser- und Schifffahrtsverwaltung des Bundes
Posted 20 Dec 2005

Hanrei-Fichtelbach
Location: BY
Operator: Kraftwerk Hanrei-Fichtelbach
Configuration: 188 kW
Operation: ??
T/G supplier: Wiegert & Bahr

Photograph courtesy of Wasserkraft WEG-Augsburg
Posted 1 Mar 2008

Hessing Stiftung
Location: BY
Operator: Hessing Stiftung
Configuration: 1 X 30 kW Francis
Operation: 1892
T/G supplier: Voith

Photograph courtesy of Wasserkraft WEG-Augsburg
Posted 1 Mar 2008

Hiltenfingen
Location: BY
Operator: Hiltenfingen Wasserkraft GmbH
Configuration: 1 X 740 kW S-turbine
Operation: 2003
T/G supplier: Voith
EPC: REProS

Photograph courtesy of REProS GmbH
Posted 19 Feb 2011

Hilpoltstein
Location: BY
Operator: Bayerische Landeskraftwerke GmbH
Configuration: 1 X 3 MW Francis
Operation: 1993
T/G supplier: SEW, VEM
Quick facts: This SHP is on the Main Donau Kanal.

Photograph courtesy of Bayerische Landeskraftwerke GmbH
Posted 31 Jul 2016

Hirschaid
Location: BY
Operator: E.ON Wasserkraft
Configuration: 3 X 1.24 MW Francis
Operation: ??
T/G supplier: ??

Photograph courtesy of E.ON AG
Posted 30 May 2004

Jochenstein
Location: BY
Operator: E.ON Wasserkraft
Configuration: 5 X 29 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1955-1956
T/G supplier: Voith, Escher Wyss, Siemens, AEG, Elin
Quick facts: This run-of-river plant on the Danube was built following an Feb 1952 treaty between Austria and Germany for the joint development of a power station on the Danube. Annual production is around 850 GWh jointly shared by E.ON and Verbund Hydro. Three of the turbines have been overhauled.

Photograph courtesy of Voith Siemens Hydro
Posted 19 May 2007

Kachlet-B
Location: BY
Operator: E.ON Wasserkraft
Configuration: 8 X 6.3 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1963-1965
T/G supplier: Voith

Photograph courtesy of E.ON AG
Posted 29 May 2004

Kinsau
Location: BY
Operator: E.ON Wasserkraft
Configuration: 2 X 4.16 MW bulb
Operation: 1989
T/G supplier: Voith

Photograph courtesy of E.ON AG
Posted 29 May 2004

Leerstetten
Location: BY
Operator: Bayerische Landeskraftwerke GmbH
Configuration: 1 X 1.1 MW crossflow
Operation: 2013
T/G supplier: Ossberger, AEM
Quick facts: This SHP is at the foot of a lock of the Main Donau Kanal. The plant commissioned in Dec 2013.

Photograph courtesy of Bayerische Landeskraftwerke GmbH
Posted 31 Jul 2016

Nidernach
Location: BY
Operator: E.ON Wasserkraft
Configuration: 2.2 MW
Operation: ??
T/G supplier: ??

Photograph by Strauss and courtesy of E.ON AG
Posted 29 May 2004

Passau-Ingling
Location: BY
Operator: Grenzkraftwerke GmbH
Configuration: 4 X 21.6 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1965
T/G supplier: Voest, Siemens
Quick facts: In Jul 1999, Grenzkraftwerke took over operations at four hydroelectric plants along the Austria/German border on the Inn and Danube rivers.

Photograph by Aconcagua (wikimedia)
Posted 14 Mar 2010

Senkelbach
Location: BY
Operator: Hubert Wulzhofer
Configuration: 1 X 320 kW pit
Operation: 1989
T/G supplier: Voith

Photograph courtesy of Wasserkraft WEG-Augsburg
Posted 1 Mar 2008

Proviantbach
Location: BY
Operator: Karl kG
Configuration: 1 X 360 kW Francis
Operation: 1987
T/G supplier: Escher-Wyss

Photograph courtesy of Wasserkraft WEG-Augsburg
Posted 1 Mar 2008

Settele
Location: BY
Operator: Kraftwerk Settele
Configuration: 50 kW
Operation: ??
T/G supplier: Voith

Photograph courtesy of Wasserkraft WEG-Augsburg
Posted 1 Mar 2008

Teufelsbruck
Location: BY
Operator: E.ON Wasserkraft
Configuration: 5 X 5 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1938
T/G supplier: Voith, BBC

Photograph by mrtz (wikimdia)
Posted 10 Feb 2007

Walchensee
Location: BY
Operator: E.ON Wasserkraft
Configuration: 4 X 13 MW Pelton, 4 X 18 MW Francis
Operation: 1924
T/G supplier: Voith, Siemens, AEG
Quick facts: This was one of the flagship German hydro plants at the time of its construction and remains one of the larger, high-pressure storage plants in the country. The 400m pipeline array feeds a powerhouse with four Pelton sets providing railway power and four Francis machines producing grid electricity. The operating head is 200m.  The power station was designed and implemented by Oskar von Miller and declared a national industrial monument in 1983. Construction started in Nov 1918

Photograph by Strauss and courtesy of E.ON AG
Posted 29 May 2004

Wertach
Location: BY
Operator: Wertach Kraftwerk
Configuration: 800 kW
Operation: 1921
T/G supplier: Escher Wyss, Wiegert & Bahr

Photograph courtesy of Wasserkraft WEG-Augsburg
Posted 1 Mar 2008

Wolfzahnau
Location: BY
Operator: Kraftwerk Wolfzahnau
Configuration: 2 X 900 kW Kaplan
Operation: ??
T/G supplier: Escher Wyss

Photograph courtesy of Wasserkraft WEG-Augsburg
Posted 1 Mar 2008

Landesflagge von Bayern

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 31-Jul-2016

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