18 МW hydropower plant in Turkey
Çiğdem hydropower plant was put into operation in December 2013 and operates under a net head of 338,3m and a maximum discharge of 3,00 m3/s. The flow is utilized by two identical Pelton turbines with 6 injectors and rated speed of 750 rpm. The rated turbine output is 9030 kW. The total installed capacity for the power plant is 18600 kW.
For this project VAPTECH has delivered: 2 Pelton turbines with six injectors each with capacity of 9030 kW, 2 inlet valves and auxiliary equipment, 2 synchronous generators and auxiliary equipment, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA), Supervision of installation works and commissioning.