GUGLER Water Turbines GmbH is a family enterprise whose members
have been engaged for the last three generations in the development
and the supply of water turbines and small hydropower plants.
We belong worldwide to the technological leading suppliers of water
turbines (Kaplan-, Pelton- and Francis Turbines) with an output
ranging between 5 kW to 10 MW.
Apart from the turbines, governors, control and monitoring systems
and hydraulic steel structures we also supply the entire electromechanical
equipment for hydropower plants. For the manufacturing of the various
components we have a network of proven and reliable partners at
We are among the few companies in our business segment which are
in the position to supply all types of water turbines as well as
complete equipment for hydropower plants on a turn-key basis. Hence
the client obtains everything from a single source; from the design,
delivery, installation and commissioning up to after sales services.
However, we do not confine ourselves only to the supply of new plants
but modernize also existing hydropower plants. We have gained valuable
experience of many years in operating our own hydropower plants
which is now reflected in the operator-friendly design of our hydropower
GUGLER hydropower plants contribute to generate clean power from
water in many countries of the world.
We want to contribute significantly in achieving worldwide an economical
utilization of small hydropower by means of optimally adapted plant
technologies in accordance with ecology.
We aim to rank among the technological leading suppliers of cost
effective and durable hydropower technologies for small hydropower
plants, which allow our clients to generate profitably electric
energy from hydropower and our shareholder to achieve an adequate
return on their investment.
Products and Services
We offer the following products and services:
||all types of Water turbines
Kaplan-, Francis- and Pelton Turbines up to an output of 10
||Controls and Switchgears
digital and hydraulic turbine governors,
||Hydraulic steel structures
Trash racks, trashrake cleaning machines, gates, flaps
||Refurbishment and Upgrading
of existing hydropower plants
The entire electromechanical equipment such as generators, transformers,
low- and medium-voltage switchgears, shut off valves and auxiliary
devices in collaboration with selected sub-suppliers - everything
from a single source (Water to Wire)
Advice for the selection of the appropriate equipment during
the phase of project planning, realization of the installation
and commissioning of the equipment, training of operating personnel,
after sales services such as repair works, supply of spare parts
and recommendations regarding refurbishment and upgrading.
The first generation: Rupert Gugler while manufacturing a Pelton