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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
Siting
Location

Kraftwerkstraße 13
Waldshut-Tiengen, Baden-Württemberg 79761
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: 170 GWh
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Energy Time Shift
Electric Supply Capacity
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