Commissioning of 5 MW Kaplan Turbines in Vietnam

In June 2021, GUGLER successfully put into operation the BACH DANG Hydropower Plant in Vietnam. The plant is equipped with 2 horizontal GUGLER Kaplan Spiral Turbines.

Each Kaplan turbine is designed for a Net Head of 21m and 13.85m³/s Flow. The output per unit is 2.65MW. GUGLER supplied all electromechanical equipment (“water-to-wire”) for this project including Kaplan Spiral turbines, generators, hydraulic power units, cooling circuits, 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.

Bach Dang, Vietnam, 2021

Scope of Supply: Kaplan Turbine, Generator, Hydraulic Power Unit, Control- and Protection-System, SCADA, Medium Voltage Switchgears

Number of Units
Total Output (kW)
5 304
Head of water (m)
Flow (m3/s)
Runner Diameter (mm)
1 550


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 40 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.

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