Road Cycling Highlight
The Nürtinger hydroelectric power station, which was commissioned in 1927, greets visitors entering the city like a relic from another time. The listed building dating back to 1925 houses a museum interior and a more than 70-year-old power generator built by the Esslinger Maschinenfabrik. Below the building, a ship's propeller-like Kaplan turbine revolves in the Neckar water. 9000 liters per second flow past the time-honored turbine and enable the
In the original state received generator a power of 180 kilowatts. Together with the new generator installed in 1996 and the outdated second turbine, the power plant generates 2 million kilowatt hours of electricity a year, with an average of 10.3 cubic meters of water flowing through the system per second.
October 3, 2015
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