VAPTECH to supply hydromechanical equipment for Kitka hydropower plant in Bulgaria

VAPTECH has received an order from Runo Kazanlak EAD to supply hydromechanical equipment for the rehabilitation of hydropower plant Kitka in Bulgaria.

The equipment is to be delivered in December 2015 and the commissioning is expected in the beginning of 2016.

The scope of supply includes one horizontal Francis turbine VAPHYDRO™ and rated speed 1000 rpm that will operate under a net head of 203 m using a flow of 1,95 m3/s. The rated output of the turbine is 3510 kW. Within the scope of supply VAPTECH will deliver also a Francis runner for the other turbine of the plant, where the runner will be supplied according to the model of the original runner. VAPTECH will deliver additionally generator, electrical equipment, automation system, supervision of installation works and commissioning. /uploads/project/43/thumbs/turbine_francis_1_inline.jpg

Typical horizontal Francis turbine VAPHYDRO™



VAPTECH is a global supplier of equipment and services for hydropower and the metal forming industries. Originating in 1914 the company has its headquarters in Sofia, Bulgaria and a production facility in Pleven. VAPTECH has deliveries worldwide.

HYDRO division of VAPTECH

VAPTECH delivers complete electromechanical equipment for hydropower plants with main focus on turbines with high efficiency, valves, gates and automation systems. The experience in turbine production (small, medium and large) is more than 80 years and even today the complete mechanical equipment is manufactured and tested in our own workshop. Only for the past 10 years VATECH has delivered more than 200 turbines with a total installed capacity over 400 MW.

For further information:

Mariela Spasova
Marketing Manager
T: 00359 885655256