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  • 1954
    Commissioned
  • 3.3 MW
    Installed capacity
  • 18.9 GWh
    Annual production

Statkraft took over the run-of-river hydropower plant in from E.ON at the beginning of 2009. The plant was commissioned in 1954 and has a generating capacity of 3.3 MW.

The Petershagen plant consists of three Kaplan turbines.

Statkraft protects biodiversity and has established fish-friendly operations. We monitor eel migration with special devices (migromates) and switch to fish-friendly operation mode as soon as eels start to migrate towards the sea.

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

Company Ownership share
Statkraft 100%
  • The Petershagen hydropower plant
    Germany
    Oliver Tjaden

    The Petershagen hydropower plant

  • The Petershagen hydropower plant
    Germany
    Oliver Tjaden

    The Petershagen hydropower plant

  • The Petershagen hydropower plant
    Germany
    Walter Schwarz

    The Petershagen hydropower plant

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