Langwedel hydropower plant.

Ownership: 100 %
Production: 41 GWh
Power: 7 MW

At the beginning of 2009, Statkraft took over the run-of-river hydropower plant Langwedel in Lower Saxony in Germany from E.ON. The plant, which is located along the Weser River, was commissioned in 1958 and has a generating capacity of 7.2 MW.

The yearly average electricity generation amounts to approximately 41 GWh. The Langwedel plant works with four Kaplan turbines. The central control room for monitoring the run-of-river hydropower plants is locatedin the pumped storage power plant Erzhausen.