VA TECH HYDRO HAS BEEN awarded a US$25.2M contract for a run-of-river power plant at Da Pu, Guangxi, China.

The scope of supply for va-tech-hydro will be three Kaplan Bulb turbines with an output of 31MW each and a runner diameter of 6m, generators, speed governors, generator voltage switchgear, equipment of excitation and protection for the entire plant’s control and automation system.

Located near the city of Liu Zhou in Guangxi Zhuang’s autonomous region of China, the 93MW plant, to be operated by Liu Zhou Guiliu Hydropower Co, is located on the Liu river and will contribute to the local power supply as well as improve flood protection, irrigation and navigation on the river.