New order received from Chile

GUGLER Water Turbines GmbH has been awarded the contract for the design, manufacture, transportation, supervision of installation and commissioning of one (1) six-jet vertical Pelton turbine with spherical valve, generator, control system and LV and 24 kV MV switchgear and transformer for the Don Tito hydropower project, developed by Energias Pudidi SpA.

This hydropower plant is located on the Island of Chiloé in the X Region Los Lagos in the South of Chile.

The installed capacity of this new Pelton turbine is 3,091 kW and will be designed for a net head of 173.2 m and a total flow rate of 2.00 m3/s.

The commissioning of this new power station is scheduled for the beginning of 2025.

GUGLER’s good track record and references in Chile have been crucial for the award of this important project to our company.

This order is another important milestone for our company and it is the 13th hydropower project awarded to GUGLER in Chile.

(December 2023)


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 and seawater applications on a global basis.

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