Wahnhausen hydropower plant
Wahnhausen hydropower plant is located along the Fulda River in Wahnhausen in Hessen, Germany.
1980Entered into operation
4 MWInstalled capacity
17.4 GWhAnnual production
The run-of-river hydropower plant was commissioned in 1980 and has a generating capacity of 4 MW.
Statkraft took over the power plant from E.ON Energie at the beginning of 2009.
The Wahnhausen plant consists of one Kaplan turbine and is operated from the run-of-river hydropower plant Werrawerk.
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 is located in the pumped storage power plant Erzhausen.