VAPTECH Delivered Electromechanical Equipment and Services For Çiğdem HPP (18,6 MW) in Turkey

Çiğdem HPP is located in Turkey-one of Europe’s leading markets for development of hydropower projects.

Çiğdem HPP was put into operation in December 2013 and operates under a net head of 338,3 m and a maximum discharge of 3,00 m3/s. The flow is utilized by two identical Pelton turbines VAPHYDRO™ 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.

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For this projcet VAPTECH delivered: * 2 Pelton turbines with 6 injectors * 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.

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Later this year VAPTECH will deliver the electromechanical equipment for additional 4 HPPs in Turkey. With these successfully executed projects VAPTECH confirms its significant presence on the hydropower market in Turkey.



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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