Department of Energy Logo
Sandia National Labs Logo

Waldshut Pumped Storage Power Plant

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 150000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 2.50
URL More about Waldshut Pumped Storage Power Plant
The Waldshut power plant is the youngest child of the Schluchsee Group, which also includes the Witznau and Häusern pumped storage power plants. Waldshut is the lower level of the three-chain scheme and uses the Rhine as its lower basin.
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 01.01.1951
Project Includes Multiple Systems No

Kraftwerkstraße 13
Waldshut-Tiengen, Baden-Württemberg 79761

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: 170 GWh
Service Use Case Electric Energy Time Shift
Electric Supply Capacity
Export Data PDF

Print to PDF

You may use your computer system's built-in dialog to obtain a PDF of this page through the Print menu. Print this page, then choose Print to PDF or Save to PDF near the bottom of the dialog box.

Print and Save to PDF

Export Data

Thank you for using the Global Energy Storage Database. Please provide your e-mail address to download the data. Upon filling out the form you will receive an email with a link to the full data set you requested.

Suggest Update

Thank you for using the Global Energy Storage Database. Please provide the following information to help us research your update to this content.