Höchstädt power plant

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Höchstädt power plant
Höchstädt power plant (Bavaria)
Höchstädt power plant
Coordinates 48 ° 36 '10 "  N , 10 ° 34' 58"  E Coordinates: 48 ° 36 '10 "  N , 10 ° 34' 58"  E
country GermanyGermany Germany
place Höchstädt on the Danube
Waters Danube
Kilometers of water km 2530.8
Height upstream 417.45  m above sea level NHN
power plant
owner Middle Danube Kraftwerke AG
operator Bayerische Elektrizitätswerke GmbH
Start of operation 1982
Bottleneck performance 10.0 megawatts
height of fall
7.45 m
Expansion flow 210 m³ / s
Standard work capacity 61.6 million kWh / year
Turbines 2 Kaplan turbines
Generators 2

The Höchstädt power plant is a run- of- river power plant owned by Mittlere Donau Kraftwerke AG at the Höchstädt barrage on the Danube and is operated by Bayerische Elektrizitätswerke GmbH .

The power plant went into operation in 1982 and is part of the Höchstädt barrage on the Danube at river kilometer 2530.8. The power plant, which is equipped with two turbine sets, is designed for an expansion water volume of around 210 m³ / s. Two Kaplan turbines drive two generators with a nominal output of 5 megawatts each  with a corresponding standard energy capacity of the power plant of 61.6 million kWh per year. The weir of the barrage consists of three fields and the power house on the left. There is a boat lock on the right bank .

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Individual evidence

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  2. a b c d e list of power plants. (No longer available online.) Rhein-Main-Donau AG , archived from the original on October 12, 2013 ; accessed on January 23, 2015 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.rmd.de
  3. Synergy effects. (No longer available online.) Rhein-Main-Donau AG, formerly in the original ; accessed on January 23, 2015 .  ( Page no longer available , search in web archivesInfo: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.@1@ 2Template: Toter Link / www.rmd.de