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The affiliated company of JSC TYAZHMASH — ČKD Blansko Holding a.s. (Czech Republic) performed shipping of regular batch of equipment for HPP Markersbach (Germany)

May 30, 2016

In May 2016 the affiliated company of JSC TYAZHMASH — ČKD Blansko Holding a.s. (Czech Republic) performed shipping of regular batch of equipment for HPP Markersbach (Germany).

This project is implemented on the basis of contract concluded in June 2015 with Vattenfall Europe Generation AG (Germany). The contract subject is an upgrading of ball gates (DN 2500/ PN 47); parts of hydraulic turbine (runner diameter is 3.98 m, type — Francis reversible turbine).

HPP Markersbach is located in Saxony (Germany), it was put into operation in 1979. Its hydropower capacity is 1050 MW. It is the second largest pumped-storage power plant in Germany and one of the largest hydraulic power plants in Europe.