VAPTECH Comissioned a New Hydropower Project Durucasu in Turkey

This is VAPTECH' latest turnkey electromechanical equipment in the country. It is based on 1109kW Pelton turbine with vertical shaft arrangement


HPP Durucasu is operating under a net head of 125 m and a maximum discharge of 1 m3/s. The flow is utilized by a vertical Pelton turbine with 6 injectors by VAPTECH at a rated speed of 600 rpm. The total installed capacity for the power plant is 1109 kW.

/uploads/news/161/thumbs/IMG-20170929-WA0000_inline.jpg /uploads/news/161/thumbs/dracusa1_inline.jpg

The scope of supply includes also butterfly valve DN600 PN16 designed and manufactured by VAPTECH, high pressure units, vertical three phase generator, PLC based automation system with SCADA. In addition VAPTECH provided supervision, installation and commissioning works for the project.



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.


Mariela Spasova

Marketing Manager

Tel.: +359 2 984 16 00