Mavel has signed two contracts with Vaasa Engineering for the supply of turbines and related equipment for the Alasorsakoski and Ylasorsakoski hydroelectric power plants in Finland.

Both are rehabilitation projects of plants owned by Savon Voima Oy. Mavel will supply a vertical Kaplan turbine with runner diameter of 1290mm and five blades, generator and hydraulic unit for Alasorsakoski. The site has head of 10.4m, a flow of 8m3/sec and will ultimately have an installed capacity of 730kW.

For the Ylasorsakoski rehabilitation project, Mavel will also supply a vertical Kaplan turbine, with 1290mm runner diameter and four blades, generator and hydraulic unit. This site has head of 7.55m and flow of 8m3/sec and will have installed power of 540kW.

Both projects should be commissioned by the end of October 2007.