Langwedel power plant

(Photo: Walter Schwarz)

Langwedel power plant is located along the Weser River in the district of Verden in Lower Saxony, Germany.

Ownership: 100 %
Production: 41 GWh
Power: 7.2 MW

Statkraft took over the run-of-river hydropower plant from E.ON at the beginning of 2009. The plant 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 in the Weser, Werra, Fulda, Hunte and Eder rivers is located in the pumped-storage power plant Erzhausen.