Werrawerk

The run-of-river hydropower plant Werrawerk.

Ownership: 100 %
Production: 10 GWh
Power: 3 MW

The run-of-river hydropower plant Werrawerk, located along the Werra River near Hannoversch Münden in Lower Saxony in Germany, was built during the period 1921 to 1924. At the beginning of 2009, Statkraft took over the plant from E.ON. Its three Kaplan-turbines provide a capacity of 2.6 MW.

The yearly average electricity generation amounts to approximately 10 GWh. In addition, this site is the branch office for the run-of-river hydropower plants Werrawerk, Wahnhausen and Affoldern within the operational area Weser.

The central control room for monitoring the run-of-river hydropower plants is located in the pumped storage power plant Erzhausen.