Feldsee is a 140MW hydro power project. It is located on Feldsee river/basin in Carinthia, Austria. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2009.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 140 140 Active Carinthia, Austria Karntner Elektrizitats-Aktiengesellschaft


The project is developed and owned by Karntner Elektrizitats-Aktiengesellschaft.

Feldsee is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1.65 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 520m. The penstock length is 1,820m. The project generated 300 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $202.125m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2009.

Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of pump turbines, each with 68.89MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the project.

About Karntner Elektrizitats-Aktiengesellschaft

Karntner Elektrizitats-Aktiengesellschaft (KELAG) is a renewable electricity provider that produces, procures, distributes and sells pipeline-bound and grid-bound energy. The company carries out various business activities, including production of electricity by hydro resources, and the production of heat and ecological electricity from bio mass and other renewable sources of energy. It also offers general management services related to investments and telecommunications sectors. KELAG serves industrial, municipality, retail, and business customers in Austria. The company operates various hydroelectric power plants in Bosnia, Serbia, Herzegovina and Kosovo; and natural gas distribution services in Austria, among others. KELAG is headquartered in Klagenfurt, Karnten, Austria.


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