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Wehr Pumped Storage Power Plant

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 910000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 7.00
URL More about Wehr Pumped Storage Power Plant
The underground Wehr power station contributes more than half of the total production of Schluchseewerk AG. Its high performance is enabled by the immense drop of 630 meters from the Hornberg Reservoir to the lower Wehra Reservoir. Wehr is the largest power plant in Schluchseewerk's Hotzenwald Group of pumped storage, which also includes Säckingen Power Plant.
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On 01.01.1976
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Todtmooser Straße 150
Wehr, Baden-Württemberg 79664
Germany

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource Transmission
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Third-Party-Owned
Equity Owner 1 RWE
Equity Owner 1 Percent 50%
Equity Owner 2 EnBW
Equity Owner 2 Percent 37%
Energy Storage Technology Provider Voith, Escher-Wyss
O&M Contractor Schluchseewerk AG
Developer Schluchseewerk AG
Cost & Performance
Performance Annual Generation: 1,160 GWh
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Energy Time Shift
Electric Supply Capacity
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