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The $10 million loan will fund the expansion of two existing thermal power plants, Voitsberg and St. Andrae, in southern Austria.

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The Voitsberg-St. Andra Electric Power Project is one of two power projects approved for Austria in 1956, both carried out by Verbundgesellschaft, the Austrian Electric Power Corporation. Both projects are part of the program of power expansion being carried out in Austria. The Voitsberg and St. Andra projects are both expansions of thermal plants using domestic brown coal.

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Back-to-office report on visit to power projects in Eastern Austria (1516748).
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Back-to-office report on visit to power projects in Eastern Austria (1516748).

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Electric Power Project
Description
P037351: Approved Sept. 20, 1956
The profile contains project and financial information and lists of project documents and archival records.
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Electric Power Project
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29
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Back-to-office report on visit to power projects in Eastern Austria
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Back-to-office report on visit to power projects in Eastern Austria
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July 11, 1959
The report contains information on the visit of P. J. Squire to inspect progress on the five projects financed by the Bank in Eastern Austria (1516748).
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29
Title
Press releases -- $31 million of loans in Austria
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Press releases -- $31 million of loans in Austria
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Sept. 21, 1956
The press releases announce the World Bank's approval of two loans totaling $31 million for electric power expansion in Austria (1516748).
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29
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Exterior view of power plant
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Exterior view of power plant
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c.1956
View of power plant under construction (1715962; Credit: The World Bank).

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29
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Interior of Austrian plant
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Interior of Austrian plant
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c.1956
Worker operates a machine manufactured by Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft (1715962; Credit: The World Bank).

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29
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Thermal and Hydroelectric Power Projects: Appraisal Report
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Thermal and Hydroelectric Power Projects: Appraisal Report
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Document date: Aug. 6, 1956
The report appraises the Austrian power expansion program and gives a more detailed appraisal of three power projects included in the program.
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29
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