Rheinfelden power station, Rheinfelden

The main work for lot 1B of the Rheinfelden power station involved the creation of a machine house, a work area on the Swiss side including entrance (mine tunnel), a connection to the German side and structural auxiliary facilities.

The main work for lot 1B of the Rheinfelden power station involved the creation of a machine house, a work area on the Swiss side including entrance (mine tunnel), a connection to the German side and structural auxiliary facilities.

The machine house is a reinforced concrete construction with four bulb turbines and a doping machine. Every bulb turbine has a turbine diameter of 6.50 metres.

The total structural width for a machine unit is 16.20 metres.

The excavation trench of the machine house is excavated under the protection of cofferdams and the ground injections.

  • Total concrete: 130,000 m³
  • Total reinforcement: 12,000 tonnes

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Specific figures

Organisation

Project implementation: joint venture

Construction schedule

January 2008 - August 2011

Contract value

Approx. CHF 62 million