Hydroelectric Plants in Germany - other states
Am Johanneswerth
Location: HE
Operator: Stadtwerke Bad Hersfeld GmbH
Configuration: 2 X 112 kW Francis
Operation: 1989
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This SHP on the River Fulda supplies about 1.1 GWh/yr. It cost DM 3.8mn to build

Photograph courtesy of Kreisstadt Bad Hersfeld
Posted 22 Jul 2017

Location: NW
Operator: Mark-E AG
Configuration: 3 X 650 kW Francis
Operation: 1924 (rebuilt 1982)
T/G supplier: Voith

Photograph courtesy of Mark-E AG
Posted 30 Oct 2004

Location: NW
Operator: RWE Innogy
Configuration: 1 X 315 kW, 1 X 161 kW Kaplan
Operation: ??
T/G supplier: ??

Photograph courtesy of RWE AG
Posted 17 Feb 2008

Location: TH
Operator: E.ON Thuringer Energie
Configuration: 410 kW Francis
Operation: 1913
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: The plant was in continuous service until turbine damage in 1981. It was repaired and restarted in 1999.

Photograph courtesy of E.ON Thuringer Energie
Posted 6 May 2006

Location: SN
Operator: enviaM
Configuration: 1 X 1 MW Francis (ret), 1 X 645 kW, 1 X 306 kW Kaplan
Operation: 1923-2014
T/G supplier: Hofmann & Zinken, Sachsenwerk, Kossler
Quick facts: This facility on the Zschopautal is both an electric power museum and working hydropower plant. The development started in 1909 with the installation of several small coal-fired steam turbines. In 1923, a hydroelectric uit was installed comprising twin Francis turbines and two single turbines on a singele sharft. This equipment was retired in place and kept on display while several small Kaplan T/G sets were installed for power production. The complex also has various laboratories and related facilities operated by Hochschule Mittweida.

Photograph courtesy of enviaM
Posted 31 Jul 2016

Neue Muhle Rebuild
Location: HE
Operator: Städtische Werke AG
Configuration: 2 X 168 kW Kaplan
Operation: 1999
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: The first mention of this mill at Fulda dates to 1443. In 1890, construction started on the small hydroelectric plant and pumping works which continues to supply water and electricity for Kassel. The buildings also house a museum with exhibits covering the history of utilities services in Kassel.

Photograph courtesy of Städtische Werke AG
Posted 22 Oct 2005

Location: ST
Operator: Wasserkraftanlage Planena GmbH & Co KG
Configuration: 2 X 600 kW pit
Operation: 2006
T/G supplier: Gugler
Quick facts: This SHP is in the southern suburbs of Halle ad Saale on the lock island on the right bank of hte Salle River. Construction began in Sep 2005. Financing was from Deutsche Bank AG. The new project was opened on 24 Oct 2006.

Photograph courtesy of Wasserkraftanlage Planena GmbH & Co KG
Posted 7 Jun 2015

Weserwehr Bremen Rebuild
Location: HB
Operator: swb AG
Configuration: 2 X 5-MW bulb
Operation: 2011
T/G supplier: Voith, SIemens
Quick facts: In part, this SHP in Hastedt district takes advantage of a tidal flux of about 4m in this section of the River Weser. The original 8-MW SHP at the site operated from 1911 to 1987. The replacement was first developed in 2002 and approved in 2007.Groundbreaking for the new plant was in May 2008, but the project overran its budget considerabley and the first constractor was dismissed the following year. The scheme is joinly- invested by swb and Enercon. It went online in Nov 2011 and was fully completed in 2012.

Photograph courtesy of swb AG
Posted 11 Jun 2017

Location: TH
Operator: Vattenfall
Configuration: 2 X 1,200 kW, 2 X 630 kW
Operation: 1920-1965
T/G supplier: Escher Wyss, CKD, Siemens, Sachsen

Photograph courtesy of Vattenfall
Posted 24 Apr 2004


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

Updated 22-Jul-2017