|Turbine Type:||Vertical Francis|
|Total Installed Power [kW]:||21 540|
VAPTECH is proud to announce the successful commissioning of its latest complete hydropower refurbishment project. The project is based on complex refurbishment works that aimed to bring a new life for the project, its smooth operation and performance. The works were divided on two stages namely: delivery of full replacement set of the existing inlet chamber butterfly valve, delivery of three sets of new inlet valves, two new turbine-generator sets and performance of full overhaul works over the third existing turbine unit, including a new generator, cooling system for lubrication units, hydraulic system. The electrical scope is composed by switchgear, protection system and power transformer. With the Sukhumi project, compared tot he existing design, VAPTECH was able to increase turbine efficiency by + 7,4%, the flow by 5%, output by 13.9%, annual production by 14%The complete equipment was integrated, commissioned and put into operation by VAPTECH's experts.