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Hydropower Practice Seminar:
Technology in power plant

Thursday, 30. November 2017

Messezentrum Salzburg

Target groups:

  • Offices, authorities, ministries, engineers, energy suppliers, hydropower operators, plant construction, industry, production, trade, distribution
  • Financing, promotion, insurance, investors
  • Science, research, development, media, associations, maintenance, maintenance and repair services
  • Other interested parties
Block 1: Solutions and innovations
Introduction and moderation: Prof. Helmut Benigni, Graz University of Technology
09.05:  Introduction to power plant construction

Prof. Helmut Benigni, Graz University of Technology

Top or Flop – Together we have it in our hands! The narrow ridge in the design of hydropower generators
Carsten Schindler, AEM Dessau GmbH
09.35: Tunnel solutions for the construction of hydropower plants
Dipl.-Ing. Gunnar Biesenbach, Herrenknecht AG
09.50: The electric rope rack as a fish protection system for hydroelectric power plants
Prof. Dr. Markus Aufleger, University Innsbruck
10.05: The mobile hydroelectric power plant: experience report and possible applications
10.20: Questions and discussion
10.30: Coffe break
Block 2: Components in power plant construction
Introduction and moderation

Otto Mitterfelner, SRW Mitterfelner

11.05:  Optimal pipe connection
Andreas Hochhold, HENNLICH & ZEBISCH GmbH
11.20:  Kee Klamp pipe connector – safety guard in the power area
N.N., TS Technische Systeme GmbH
11.35:  Alpine high pressure pipeline construction
Horst Hampl, HTI Gienger
11.50:  Reliability for decades through service, maintenance and upgrade
Dipl. Ing. Alexander Melchus, Kössler GmbH & Co KG.
12.05:  Questions and discussion
12.30: Lunch break and exhibition visit



Technical innovations and innovative solutions for power plant construction play an important role for the further development of hydropower. Thus it is important for all the players in the industry to remain informed.

Description and aim of the event:
The seminar provides an overview of current developments in the field of power station construction and its components. Based on practical examples, solutions and innovative projects. Participants and speakers can exchange on current topics.


REECO Austria GmbH
REECO Austria GmbH

Bronze Sponsor:

Herrenknecht AG


Subject to change


40,00 EUR* – Regular

Incl. Trade Fair Ticket and conference documents for download

* All conference fees are subject to 20% VAT.