Major Pumped-storage Power Plant Commissioned

EnergyEnergy Source ♦ Published: October 11, 2011; 16:07 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austrian Verbund invested € 405m invested in expansion of hydro power. The construction ofa new hydro power plant in the Austrian Alps has been finished.

Major Pumped-storage Power Plant Commissioned / Picture: ©

Austria's position as the green battery of Europe has today been further strengthened, the Austrian energy group Verbund states. The pumped-storage power plant Limberg II was commissioned following an investment of € 405m and a construction period of just five years. With immediate effect, the power plant will supply valuable balancing and control energy and will also increase the…