Commissioning of 12 MW Hydropower Plant Kota 2 in Malaysia

In spring 2020, GUGLER successfully put into operation the Kota 2 Hydropower Plant in Malaysia. The plant is equipped with 3 horizontal Francis turbines with 4 MW each.

Each Francis turbine is designed for a Net Head of 222m and 2m³/s Flow. GUGLER supplied all electromechanical equipment (“water-to-wire”) for this project including Francis turbines, generators, hydraulic power units, inlet valves, cooling circuits for the cooling of the generators, electrical control and protection systems, medium voltage switchgears, transformers and a state-of-the art SCADA system for an easy and reliable control of the powerplant.


Kota 2, Malaysia, 2020

Scope of Supply: Francis Turbine, Generator, HPU, Inlet valve, Cooling Circuit, Control systems, Medium Voltage System, SCADA, Transformer

Number of Units
Total Output (kW)
12 111
Head of water (m)
Flow (m3/s)
Runner Diameter (mm)


About GUGLER Water Turbines GmbH:

GUGLER Water Turbines GmbH is a leading supplier of – state of the art – turbine technology, supplying all types of Francis, Kaplan and Pelton turbines up to 25 MW per unit and related electro-mechanical equipment for small and medium sized hydro power plants (water to wire).

GUGLER Water Turbines GmbH supplies also special turbines,such as micro turbines, container turbines, siphon turbines, gates turbines, turbines for drinking water pipelines on a global basis.