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Commissioning of hydropower plant Akhalkalaki

At the end of last year, we successfully commissioned the hydropower plant shown in the picture in Georgia.

The hydropower plant is the largest electricity generation project in Georgia in 2022. With an annual electricity generation of approx. 50 GWh, the 3 Francis turbines from Geppert now produce green electricity for the region.

Technical data

Technical data

  • Turbine type: Francis Turbine
  • Quantity: 3
  • Location: Georgia
  • Year of construction: 2022
  • Net head: 62 m
  • Flow rate: 15,000 l/s
  • Output per unit: 2,550 MW
  • Total output: 7,650 kW

Scope of delivery: 3 x Francis turbine, generator incl. bearing lubrication unit and water cooling, distribution pipeline, main shut-off device, hydraulic power unit, automation and control technology, medium-voltage switchgear, main and self-consumption transformer