Austria’s 112.8-MW Kaprun-Oberstufe seeks storage pump work

Verbund Austrian Hydro Power seeks bids for refurbishment of at least one storage pump at the 112.8-MW Kaprun-Oberstufe pumped-storage project in Austria. Bids are due June 12.

Kaprun-Oberstufe, which was built from 1947-1955, is the upper stage of the Kaprun hydroelectric complex, which also includes 240-MW Kaprun-Hauptstufe, the main stage of the complex; and the 500-kW Klammsee project. (HNN 9/25/06)

The utility seeks major renovation of the project’s storage pump No. 1 during 2008-2009. The contract is to include an option to overhaul the identical storage pump No. 2 from 2009-2010.

Documents may be obtained from Verbund Management Service GmbH, Bernd Forstner, Beschaffung/Standort Graz, Ankerstrasse 6, A-8054 Graz, Austria; (43) 50313-38075; Fax: (43) 50313-138075; E-mail: Bids, in German, are to be sent to Forstner at the same address by noon June 12.

For information, contact Verbund Austrian Hydro Power AG, Peter Hassler, Abteilung fur Maschinenbau und Instandhaltung/EMI, Badstubenweg 40, A-9500 Villach, Austria; (43) 50313-33752; Fax: (43) 50313-133752; E-mail:; Internet:


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