Melk is an 187MW hydro power project. It is located on Donau river/basin in Lower Austria, Austria. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1979 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1981. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is currently owned by VERBUND Hydro Power with a stake of 100%.

Melk is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 9.6m and 8.2m respectively. The project generated 1,221.6 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1979 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1981.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to EVN under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Andritz Hydro and Voith Hydro Holding.

Andritz Hydro supplied 9 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 23 MVA.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.