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January 5, 2022

Braunau-Simbach Germany, Germany

By Carmen

Braunau-Simbach Germany is a 102MW hydro power project. It is located on Inn river/basin in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1951 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1953.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 102 102 Active Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany Oesterreichisch-Bayerische Kraftwerke


The project was developed by Oesterreichisch-Bayerische Kraftwerke and is currently owned by Verbund with a stake of 50%.

Braunau-Simbach Germany is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 10.9m. The project generated 275 GWh of electricity.

The project has 4 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 35 MVA.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1951 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1953.

Contractors Involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of kaplan turbines, each with 25.4MW nameplate capacity.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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