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Häusling Pumped Storage Power Plant

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 360000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 0.00
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History of the Power Plant The 35 metre deep shaft structure of the Häusling power house consists of a freestanding reinforced concrete cylinder with an outside diameter of 32.8 metres, which is founded entirely on rock. The building has no direct anchoring to the rock of the slope behind it. Hydraulic cushioning is built into the ground floor and the first floor on the mountain side to prevent any carryover of tension - a construction method that was developed based on experience gained in the construction of the Roßhag power house. The roof of the machine hall is connected to the slope by means of an anchor and gutter beam that can be walked on that can be used to channel water from the slope and roof to the drainage canal via a drop shaft. The buildings are made of coated in situ concrete using prefabricated concrete elements in the area of the roof edges. The machine hall has a concrete ribbed floor and a light coating on the inside. The floors and the lower part of the walls are equipped with a covering of red clinker panels.
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 01.01.1988
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Hausling, Tyrol
Austria

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Third-Party-Owned
Equity Owner 1 VERBUND Hydro Power AG
Equity Owner 1 Percent 100%
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Benefits
Service Use Case Renewables Capacity Firming
Renewables Energy Time Shift
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