Sector gate for Rio Colorado, Chile

W&B delivered a sector gate with electric drive for a hydro power plant at the river Colorado in the Chilean Andes.

Due to transportation reasons the gates had to be designed in a split to 2 segment version. Installed to the bottom outlet of the wear at a height of approx. 1000 m a.s.l it will provide a safe discharge of the river with its huge amount of bottom load.

Turbine installations Arnstadt und Bienstädt, Germany

Energy from drinking water – Inauguration of the Francis turbines in Arnstadt and Bienstädt

The “Thüringer Fernwasserversorgung” in Erfurt, Thuringia, operates drinking water supply stations in several cities in Thuringia. W&B have delivered a Francis turbine unit with induction generator for each of the facilities in Arnstadt and Bienstätt. The output 0f 57 kW respectively 65 kW produced by energy recovery is used to supply internal consumers. The surplus energy is fed into the national grid.