VAPTECH to supply electromechanical equipment for San Bortolo hydropower plant in Panama

VAPTECH has signed new contract for a project San Bartolo in Panama.


The scope of supply includes Francis turbine with horizontal shaft arrangement 1064 kW, hydraulic pressure unit, butterfly valve DN 1100, PN 6 bars, assembly joint and pressure conduct pipe, horizontal synchronous generator, spare parts and supervision of installation and commissioning works.

The equipoment delivered by VAPTECH will be installed on eco flow penstock with two additional units.



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. Only for the past 10 years VATECH has delivered more than 200 turbines with a total installed capacity over 400 MW.

For more information:

Mariela Spasova
Marketing Manager
T: 00359 885 655 256