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The power station Ehreshoven II is a hydroelectric power station in Ehreshoven. The facility is a listed building.
The power plant is located in the southwest of Engelskirchener district Loope on the border with Vilkerath, which belongs to the town of Overath the Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis. The plant dams one arm of the Agger to the dam Ehreshoven. An arm of the Agger branches at the power station Ehreshoven I from the main stream, flows around the reservoir west and flows directly behind it back into the main stream.
The building dams 324,000 m³ of agger. The drop height of the water is 5.60 meters. The average work efficiency of the two Kaplan turbines is 1992 megawatt hours per year. In 2007, Ehreshoven II was able to produce 2,800 megawatt hours, and together with Ehreshoven I, 6200 megawatt hours were generated that year. Together, these two power plants can supply around 800 households with electricity.
May 1, 2018
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