New project in Portugal kicked off

GUGLER signed a contract for a new Power Plant at the Venda Nova Dam in Portugal. The Dam is 97m high and it was built in the 1950s. GUGLER is going to supply one vertical Pelton Turbine, designed for a net head of 88m and a discharge of 1 m³/s  utilization of the residual flow of the dam. The installed capacity of the turbine will be 0,78 MW. The civil construction works will be finished this year and the electromechanical equipment will be installed early 2021.

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Barragem da venda nova

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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