Niederwartha is an 119.4MW hydro power project. It is located on Silberbach river/basin in Thuringia, Germany. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1927 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1930.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||119.4||119.4||–||Active||Thuringia, Germany|
The project is currently owned by Vattenfall with a stake of 100%.
Niederwartha is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1.98 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 143m. The project generated 24 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1927 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1930.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 60MW nameplate capacity.
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