VAPTECH has successfully commissioned Mesici-Nova hydropower plant in Bosnia and Herzegovina

On May 30, 2015 Mesici-Nova hydropower plant was put into operation


Mesici-Nova is located in the municipality of Rogatica in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The owner of the plant is ZP Elektrodistribucija ad Pale. The installed capacity of HPP Mesic Nova is 5214 kW and it has three turbine-generator sets, each with capacity 1738 kW.

For this project VAPTECH delivered 3 identical vertical Francis turbines and 3 butterfly valves DN1100, PN10. Each of the turbines has capacity of 1738 kW and works in estimated net head of 48,26 meters, flow 4 m3/s and rated speed 600 rpm. The maximum efficiency of the turbines is 93,7%.

The performed guarantees measurements during the operation showed excellent values in terms of efficiency, noise and vibration.

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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.

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Mariela Spasova
Marketing Manager
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