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Voith wins order for 606 MW Upper Kaleköy hydropower plant (Turkey)

Voith has received a major order for equipping the new hydropower plant Upper Kaleköy in Turkey. The company will be delivering three Francis turbines each rated at 202 MW as well as the associated equipment. The Upper Kaleköy hydropower plant is expected to be commissioned in 2015.

The 606 MW project on behalf of the energy supplier Kalehan Enerji is realized by a consortium, the total order volume for Voith amounts to more than €30m. The new project Upper Kaleköy as part of a cascade of four storage plants is the second project on the Murat River in Eastern Turkey: Voith currently also implements Beyhan-1 hydropower plant, which is situated further downstream and also part of a consortium.

Source: 7 August 2013