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November 3, 2021

Leutenberg, Germany

By Carmen

Leutenberg is a 400MW hydro power project. It is planned in Thuringia, Germany. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 400 400 Announced Thuringia, Germany Strabag; WSK PULS


The project is being developed by Strabag and WSK PULS. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

Leutenberg is a pumped storage project. The net head of the project will be 264m. The project cost is expected to be around $577.092m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 units of pump turbines.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024.

About Strabag

Strabag AG (Strabag) a subsidiary of Strabag SE is a construction service provider. The company’s services include construction, development, engineering, management, flight operation areas construction, road construction, channel construction, sports and leisure facilities, mastic asphalt construction, environmental and building materials supplying services. It also provides railway construction, civil engineering, dam and water conservancy asphalt, design and planning, infrastructure construction, environmental technology, and project development services. Strabag constructs and develops bridges, highways, pipelines, petrol stations, and dams. The company’s projects include Detmolder road in Bielefeld, AOK stadium, Trammplatz Hannover, Sports Facilities Wuppertal. Strabag is headquartered in Cologne, Germany.


WSK PULS GmbH (WSK PULS) generates and supplies electricity from hydro energy source. It is headquartered in Erfurt, Germany.


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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