Schlüsselburg power plant

(Photo: Walter Schwarz)

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

Ownership: 100 %
Production: 28 GWh
Power: 5 MW

The run-of-river hydropower plant was commissioned in 1956 and has a generating capacity of 5.0 MW.

Statkraft took over the plant from E.ON at the beginning of 2009.

The Schlüsselburg plant works with three Kaplan turbines. The average annual electricity generation amounts to approximately 28 GWh.

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.