Limberg III is a 480MW hydro power project. It is planned on Kaprun Ache river/basin in Salzburg, Austria. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||480||–||480||Permitting||Salzburg, Austria||VERBUND Hydro Power|
The project is being developed and currently owned by VERBUND Hydro Power.
Limberg III is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project will be 446m. The project is expected to generate 850 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $595.971m.
The project will have 2 electric generators installed at the project site. The generator capacity is likely to be 270 MVA.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.
Andritz Hydro will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 2 units of francis turbines, each with 240MW nameplate capacity.
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