© Skispaß in Pyhrn-Priel - Foto: OÖ Tourismus/Lugmayr
Skispaß in Pyhrn-Priel - Foto: OÖ Tourismus/Lugmayr
© Hike in autumn | Photo: TVB Pyhrn-Priel / Florian Lierzer
A hiker is on the way in front of the priel group.

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power station Klaus - dam

Steyr, Oberösterreich, Österreich

The power plant Klaus is in operation since 1975 and has about 40 feet of water head!

A tour of the company is unfortunately not possible.

the Ennskraft
Ennskraftwerke AG (Ennskraft) was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Steyr. The company is a 50 per cent stake in Verbund AG and Energie AG Upper Austria. The Ennskraft operates a total of twelve hydroelectric plants including ten on the Enns River and two on the Steyr. So that it uses the natural water resources of a catchment area of 6080 square kilometers, is one of the wettest regions of Austria, to obtain electric power from renewable clean hydropower. After the power plant construction today are operating, management, maintenance and ongoing modernization and optimization of the power plants, taking into account the latest technical and ecological knowledge in the center of the tasks of Ennskraft.

The Ennskraft provides the power and energy generated at Verbund AG Upper Austria and the Austrian Federal Railways.
With an average annual total production of about 1.860 million kilowatt hours Ennskraft one of the largest Austrian producer of hydro electric power.

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494 m

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The power plant Klaus is right next to the dam in Klaus at the Pyhrnbahn!

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power station Klaus - dam
Resthofstraße 2
4402 Steyr

+43 7252 81122 - 414
+43 7252 81122 - 444

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Ennskraftwerke AG
Resthofstraße 2
4402 Steyr

+43 7252 81122 - 414
+43 7252 81122 - 444

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