VAPTECH Has Successfully Commissioned Hydropower Plant Candir-I in Turkey

Candir-I hydro power plant has an installed capacity of 1,8 MW. VAPTECH delivered an electromechanical system based on two identical Francis turbines with horizontal shaft arrangement that operate under a net head of 122,6 m and a flow of 0,85 m3/s per unit. The turbines rated output is 0,896 MW at a rotation speed of 1500 rpm.

VAPTECH delivered also main inlet butterfly valves, bypass systems, generators, hydraulic unit, plant automation, supervision of installation works and commissioning.


TG units of HPP Candir-I


HPP Candir-I



VAPTECH is a global supplier of equipment and services for both hydropower and metal forming industries. Founded in 1914, VAPTECH holds its headquarters in Sofia, Bulgaria, as well as its production facility in Pleven, Bulgaria located on more than 40,000 sq.m.

HYDRO division of VAPTECH

VAPTECH delivers complete electromechanical equipment for hydropower plants with a main focus on turbines consisting of highly efficient: valves, gates and automation systems. VAPTECH has more than 80 years of experience in the production of small, medium and large turbines with a delivery of over 8,000 MW worth of installed equipment. All of VAPTECH’ mechanical equipment is manufactured and tested in VAPTECH’ production facility.


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