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November 24, 2021

Vianden, Luxembourg

By Carmen

Vianden is a 1,296MW hydro power project. It is located on Our river/basin in Diekirch, Luxembourg. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1959 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1964.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,296 1,296 Active Diekirch, Luxembourg

Description

The project is currently owned by RWE Power with a stake of 40.43%.

Vianden is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 7.34 million cubic meter.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1959 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1964.

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Contractors Involved

Tractebel Engineering was selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.

Vianden (Vianden Unit 10) is equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 196MW nameplate capacity.

Vianden (Vianden Unit 11) is equipped with Andritz Hydro turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 200MW nameplate capacity.

Vianden (Vianden Units 1 to 9) is equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbine.

Vianden (Vianden Units 1 to 9) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy francis turbine.

Vianden (Vianden Units 1 to 9) is equipped with Voith Hydro Holding francis turbine.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Andritz Hydro, GE Renewable Energy and Voith Hydro Holding.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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