SHPP Jochberg – Detailed Design

Country: Austria

Project period: 05/2017 - 09/2018

Client: Hochfilzer Wasser GmbH

Investment amount: EUR 178,000 (consulting)


The small hydropower plant Jochberg with an installed capacity of 445kW, an annual production of 2.19GWh/a, is located in the same named municipality at the river Saukaserbach in the Eastern part of Tyrol. The plant is a typical diversion scheme consisting of a Tyrolean intake, a sand trap, a 940m long GRP penstock with an internal diameter of 900mm and a powerhouse equipped with a Ossberger free jet turbine.


Special features of the project:

  • Parallel implementation of a flood projection dam together with the public authorities.
  • The penstock passes below the flood protection dam and is partly located in the retention basin of beforementioned flood protection dam.
  • Combined project management with the authority to manage and handle project overlaps and to avoid negative project interferences.

Services provided:
  • Overall project management
  • Detailed design
  • Preparation of tender documents
  • Procurement
  • Construction supervision
  • Commissioning 

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