Theiss power station

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Theiss power station (also known as Theiß) is a 485-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the state of Niederösterreich, Austria.


The map below shows the location of the power station in Gedersdorf, the state of Niederösterreich, Austria.

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In 2020, EVN installed a new gas-fired turbine at the station with a rating of 240 MW of electricity, bringing the total generating capacity of the station to 735 MW. However, this turbine is has been put in reserve, with only block "B" operating currently for grid-stabilization and balancing.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: EVN AG[2]
  • Parent company: EVN AG[3]
  • Location: Gedersdorf, the state of Niederösterreich, Austria
  • Coordinates: 48.3949, 15.7101 (exact)[4]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 485 MW
    • Unit B1: Gas-fired[5] combined cycle[6] with CHP[7], 260 MW[8] (start-up in 2000-2003)[9]
    • Unit B2: Gas-fired[5] combined cycle[6] with CHP[7], 225 MW[10] (start-up in 2000-2003)[9]
  • Gross generating capacity (mothballed): 240 MW
    • Unit E: Gas-fired[1] combined cycle with CHP, 240 MW[1] (start-up in 2020)[1]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Neues Herz für das EVN-Kraftwerk Theiß wiegt 98 Tonnen". (in Deutsch). 2020-06-01. Retrieved 2022-06-02.
  2. Wärmekraftwerk Theiß
  3. EVN Chronology
  4. Open Power System Data December 2018
  5. 5.0 5.1 ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 14W-KW-THE--M3-U, 14W-KW-THE--M5-O accessed November 2019
  6. 6.0 6.1 Global Energy Observatory ID 45718, accessed January 2020
  7. 7.0 7.1 Kraftwerk Thei%C3%9F Wikipedia, accessed December 2019
  8. ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 14W-KW-THE--M3-U accessed October 2021
  9. 9.0 9.1 Open Power Plants Database, ID g_14W-KW-THE--M3-U European Commission Joint Research Centre, version 0.91
  10. ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 14W-KW-THE--M5-O accessed October 2021