Stollenspeicher für Ausleitungskraftwerke

Translated title of the contribution: Storage-tunnels for diversion hydropower plants

Wolfgang Richter*, Gerald Zenz

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Hydraulic optimizations of diversion tunnel power plants offer both economic and ecological advantages with regard to surge and sunk compensation
by design as storage tunnels with differential surge tanks. This increases
flexibility and enables storage management of the pressure tunnel systems.
Translated title of the contributionStorage-tunnels for diversion hydropower plants
Original languageGerman
JournalÖsterreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 6 Jul 2022


  • Hydropower
  • surge-sunk compensation
  • Pressure tunnel
  • Surge Tank
  • Transint Hydraulics

Fields of Expertise

  • Sustainable Systems


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