Picture 1: FishProtectors mounted in channel
Picture 2: Total height of barrier: 2,5 m using 40 cables
Picture 3: Mounting on the right bank
Picture 4 left: Mounting on the left bank
Picture 4 right: Hydraulic cylinders for movement of cables
Demonstration site FishProtector at WKA Leinau
On April 227th 2020 the "Vereinigte Wertach-Elekrizitätswerke GmbH" (VWEW, German engery supplier) decided to build a residual water power plant including a FishProtector as a fish guiding structure at the WKA Leinau. This should ensure an increased amount of water in the river as well as safe donwstream passage for fish.
The site will be completed autumn 2020 and is financially supported by the "Bayrische Landeskraftwerke GmbH" as part of a research funding. In early 2021 extensive biological functional test will be run.
HyFish at RENEXPO 2019 in Salzburg
HyFish and the Team participated in the RENEXPO in Salzburg for the first time on the 28. and 29.11.2019.
HyFish wins 1. place and audience prize at the Tyrol finale of the startup-competition Advenure X 2019
HyFish wins 2. place at Neptun Wasserpreis 2019
Video of nominated projects (HyFish from min 2:30):