Wehr is a 910MW hydro power project. It is located on Rhine river/basin in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. 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 1968 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1976. Buy the profile here.

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Description

RWE Power, EnBW Energie Baden-Wurttemberg, Energiedienst and Energiedienst Holding are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 50%, 37.5%, 7.5% and 5% respectively.

Wehr is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 4.4 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 625m.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1968 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1976.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 227.5MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 300 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.