Kaplan Hydro Turbines

Articles & Whitepapers

  • Twin falls hydro redevelopment - Case study

    Commissioned in the Spring of 2016, this new 9.2 MW powerhouse, located on the Menominee River on the border of Wisconsin and Michigan, houses two vertical 2500 mm axial flow Kaplan turbines with 4600 kW / 240 rpm synchronous generators, hydraulics and unit controls provided by CHC. The new plant and spillway were built to replace the original generating station constructed in 1912, which was in ...

  • West charleston hydro - Case study

    In 2004, Great Bay Hydro Corporation acquired four generating facilities in Vermont, including the West Charleston Hydro plant which had been out of operation and abandoned for a number of years. The ...


Equipment & Solutions

  • Kaplan & Tubular Turbine

    Kaplan & Tubular Turbine

    Kaplan Turbine is suitable for medium & low water head and large flow power plants. With same water head, the Kaplan runner speed is higher than that of the Francis`. The Kaplan runner blade can be either fixed and rotatory. The key components include: Kaplan runner, Distributor, Main shaft, Main shaft seal, Turbine guide bearing, Governor, Draft tube, Spiral case. Tubular Turbines are ...