Silz is a 500MW hydro power project. It is located on Langetal reservoir river/basin in Tyrol, 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1981. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Tiwag-Tiroler Wasserkraft.

The project generated 718.6 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 255MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1981.

Contractors involved

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 2 electric generators for the project.

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About Tiwag-Tiroler Wasserkraft

Tiwag-Tiroler Wasserkraft AG (TIWAG) is a power services provider that operates power plants. The company owns and operates smaller generation power plants with maximum capacities. It is a fully owned by the provincial government of Tyrol, and also undertakes the transmission and distribution of electricity across the state. TIWAG also ventures in solar based power generation, parallel expanding its traditional hydro power plants for meeting the demand, and others. It operates 9 large and 34 small scale power stations. The company operates its power plants in Kaunertal, Kuhtai, Imst, Kirchbichi, Silz, Achensee, Langkampfen and Amlach, Austria. TIWAG is headquartered in Innsbruck, Tirol, Austria.


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