Markersbach Dam

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Markersbach Pumped Storag Plant in Saxony with a capacity of 1050 MW is the second largest pumped storage plant in Germany and its the largest hydropower plant of its kind in Europe. It had been constructed between 1970 and 1981 near Markersbach in the Erz Mountains.

Client Vattenfall Europe Generation AG / Vattenfall Europe PowerConsult GmbH
Location Markersbach, Raschau-Markersbach, Germany
Period 2011 - 2014

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