VAPTECH Has Successfully Commissioned Alçe Hydropower Plant in Turkey

In July 2015 Alçe hydropower plant was put into operation


TG units of HPP Alçe

Alçe hydropower plant is located in Turkey – one of the most potential markets in the Hydro Power sector. This is VAPTECH’ latest successfully accomplished project in Turkey after HPP Yeşılköy, HPP Guneyyaka, HPP Cigdem.

HPP Alçe operates under a net head of 209,2 m and a maximum discharge of 3,1 m3/s. The flow is utilized by two vertical Pelton turbines VAPHYDRO™ at a rated speed of 750 rpm. The total installed capacity for the power plant is 5,7 MW.

For this project VAPTECH has designed and produced also two sets of butterfly valves DN700 PN28. VAPTECH delivered also 2 sets of hydraulic governor systems and synchronous generators, automation system, installation and commissioning



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.


For more information:

Mariela Spasova
Marketing Manager
T: 00359 885 655 256