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Aschach Power Station on the Danube

Aschach an der Donau, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • All weather
  • Suitable for groups

Five power plants are generating clean power from renewable hydropower on the Danube. The Aschach Power Station was built as second Austrian power station on the Danube in the years 1959 to 1964 at the downstream end of the Danube breaking through between Sauwald and Mühlviertel Region.

To supply the local towns Aschach and Hartkirchen with heat, Austria´s first CFC-free large heat pump - serving a public purpose - uses the waste heat generated by the machines of the power station. As additional heat source the wood washed ashore the Danube is used as fuel in a biomass combustion plant.

Four newly created biotopes in the reservoir area provide a habitat for a varied fauna and flora.

  • by arrangement
  • Registration required
  • Can only be viewed from outside

Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
  • All weather
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for schools
  • Suitable for kids (6 - 14 Year)
  • Suitable for seniors
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
  • Suitable for children
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter

Please get in touch for more information.


Aschach Power Station on the Danube
4082 Aschach an der Donau

Phone +43 1 53113 - 0
Fax machine +43 1 53113 - 54191
E-Mail info@verbund.at

Contact person
Österreichische Elektrizitätswirtschafts-AG

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