Hydro capacity accounted for 16.7% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData, with total recorded hydro capacity of 1,357GW. This is expected to contribute 12.6% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 1,555GW. Of the total global hydro capacity, 0.80% is in Germany. Listed below are the five largest upcoming hydro power plants by capacity in Germany, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global hydro power segment. Buy the latest hydro power plant profiles here.
The Waldeck is a 990MW hydro power project located in Hesse, Germany. It is being developed by Uniper. The project is currently in partially active stage. The project is owned by Uniper. Buy the profile here.
Leutenberg is a 400MW hydro power project in Thuringia, Germany. STRABAG; WSK PULS is developing this project. The project is expected to come online by 2024. The project is currently in announced stage. It is owned by STRABAG; WSK PULS. Buy the profile here.
3. Hochtief Lugde
The 320MW Hochtief Lugde is located in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is owned by HOCHTIEF Construction. The hydro project is currently in announced stage. The commercial operation of the project is expected in 2029. HOCHTIEF Construction is developing this project. Buy the profile here.
4. Riedl Germany
The Riedl Germany is a 300MW hydro power project. It is planned in Bavaria, Germany. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed by Verbund. Post completion of construction, the project is expected to get commissioned by 2026. Verbund is the owner of the project. Buy the profile here.
The 289.50MW hydro project, Forbach is expected to get commissioned by 2026. It is being developed by EnBW Energie Baden-Wurttemberg. The project is currently in permitting stage. EnBW Energie Baden-Wurttemberg is the owner of the project. Buy the profile here.
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