Alstom wins orders for 3 hydropower projects in Turkey (1 GW)
For the Alpaslan II project, located on the Murat River in eastern Turkey, Alstom will engineer supply and install two 115 MW and two 31 MW vertical Francis turbines, totalling 292 MW.
For the Upper Kaleköy project, located in eastern Turkey, Alstom will supply one 30.6 MW Vertical Francis turbine, generator, and the full electrical balance of plant including 380 kV switchyard equipment, generator step-up transformers, control system and rest of the electrical balance of the plant equipment.
For the third project, Alstom will supply two 35 MW horizontal Kaplan turbines type “SAM”3, main inlet valves, generators and a 4 MW ecological horizontal Francis generating sets. The Tepekışla project is located on the river Kelkit, in northern Turkey.
The expected renewable energy production of the three plants is around 3.5 TWh/year.
Source: www.enerdata.net 29 July 2013