VAPTECH Successfully Put Into Operation Seca HPP in Armenia

VAPTECH is proud to announce the commissioning of its turnkey solution Seca HPP in Armenia -– a market where small hydro is essential part of the country strategy for reduced imported fuel.


Seca hydropower plant, Armenia

Seca HPP was successfully put into operation in November 2016. It has a rated output 1172kW and is operating under a net head of 117,3 m using a flow of 1,1 m3/s. VAPTECH’ scope of supply includes horizontal Francis turbine at rated speed 1000 rpm, butterfly valve DN600PN16, generator, electrical equipment, automation system and supervision of installation works.

The commissioning of the plant comes just a few months after the very successful presentation of VAPTECH in Armenia, organized by VAPTECH’s representative for Armenia – the company SKS Energo Group headed by Mr. Karen Khachatryan. The presentation focused on the latest technology development in VAPTECH that allows the company to offer world class top efficiency of their turbines, shortest delivery times and flexibility in hydro turnkey solutions.

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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.


Mariela Spasova
Marketing Manager
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