Affoldern

Affoldern power plant

Affoldern power plant is located along the Eder River in Affoldern in Hessen, Germany.

Ownership: 100 %
Production: 11 GWh
Power: 3 MW

The run-of-river hydropower plant was commissioned in 1929 and completely modernised in 1999. Statkraft took over the plant from E.ON at the beginning of 2009.

The plant has a generating capacity of 3 MW. The yearly average electricity generation amounts to approximately 11 GWh. The Affoldern plant works with two Kaplan turbines.

The central control room for monitoring the run-of-river hydropower plants in the Weser, Werra, Fulda, Hunte and Eder rivers is located in the pumped-storage power plant Erzhausen.