Ryburg-Schwörstadt run-of-river power plant

The low-pressure run-of-river power plant is located on the River Rhine below Stein-Säckingen. Its four Kaplan turbines, each with a capacity of 30 MW, represented a pioneering achievement when first commissioned back in 1931. Switzerland's share in this border power station is 50 percent.

Facts & figures

Plant type:

Large run-of-river plant

Location:

Rheinfelden, Switzerland

Number of turbines:

4 Kaplan turbines

Capacity:

120 MW

Shareholding:

13.5 %

Commissioning:

1930

Average annual production:

705 GWh

Guided tours:

No

Status:

In service

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