South America is a key market for hydropower development mainly due to its growth in the industrial and commercial sectors. Hydropower forms the backbone of many national power systems in the region, and there remains an estimated 430 GW of unexploited hydropower potential in the region.
The project has been renewed with electromechanical equipment that is produced and integrated by VAPTECH. The scope of supply comprises of: the design and manufacturing of the complete electromechanical equipment including, two horizontal Francis turbines, synchronous generators, butterfly valves (DN800, PN10), digital control systems, hydraulic pressure unit, transportation of the equipment, installation, supervision and commissioning.
TG unit based on horizontal Pelton turbine
Founded in 1914, VAPTECH is a globally recognized manufacturer and supplier of products and turnkey solutions for the hydropower, metal forming and biomass processing industries.
Hydropower division of VAPTECH
VAPTECH delivers complete electromechanical solutions for hydropower plants including, but not limited to, highly efficient turbines, valves, gates and automation systems. To date, VAPTECH has a plethora of experience in the production and commissioning of small, medium and large turbines. In total, VAPTECH has installed more than 8,000 MW worth of equipment worldwide. All VAPTECH mechanical equipment is manufactured and tested in its own production facility..
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