VAPTECH to supply electromechanical equipment for Shemnica hydropower plant in Macedonia

VAPTECH to supply electromechanical equipment for Shemnica hydropower plant in Macedonia.

VAPTECH has received an order from Energoremont MZT HERZ to supply electromechanical equipment for the new hydropower plant Shemnica in Macedonia. The equipment is to be delivered in October 2015 and the commissioning is expected by the end of 2015.

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The scope of supply includes one vertical VAPHYDRO™ Pelton turbine with four injectors and rated speed 750 rpm that will operate under a net head of 146,8 m using a flow of 0,7 m3/s. The rated output of the turbine is 897 kW. The scope of supply also includes: main inlet valve VAPHYDRO™ butterfly valve DN500 PN20, synchronous generator, electrical balance of plant and automation system.



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 further information:

Mariela Spasova
Marketing Manager
T: 00359 885655256