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 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