Petershagen power plant

(Photo: Walter Schwarz)

Petershagen power plant is located along the Weser River in the district of Minden-Lübbecke in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Ownership: 100 %
Production: 18 GWh
Power: 3.3 MW

Statkraft took over the run-of-river hydropower plant in from E.ON at the beginning of 2009. The plant was commissioned in 1953 and has a generating capacity of 3.3 MW.

The yearly average electricity generation amounts to approximately 18 GWh. The Petershagen plant consists of three Kaplan turbines with drive in siphon-pit setting.

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.