In 2017 Italy remained a stable market for GUGLER Water Turbines in the field of low head Kaplan turbines.
In cooperation with local partners GUGLER Water Turbines received four (4) contracts for the supply of five Kaplan turbines :
HPP Regio Parco: one (1) horizontal Kaplan pit turbine with belt drive, designed for a net head of 1.8 to 2.4 m and a discharge of 21 m3/s; the power output will be 454 kW.
HPP Giorlandina: two (2) horizontal Kaplan pit turbines with belt drive, designed for a net head of 1.1 to 2.23 m and a discharge of 16 m3/s per unit. The power output is 258 kW per unit.
HPP San Giovanni Bianco: one (1) vertical Kaplan tube turbine with direct coupled asynchronous generator,designed for a net head of 4.76 m and a discharge of 1.95 m3/s.
HPP San Marcel: one (1) Kaplan bulb turbine,designed for a net head of 3 m and a discharge of 15 m3/s. The power output is 386 kW.
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 on a global basis.