Inauguration of hydro power station Bürglen, Switzerland

The new power station Bürglen of the AXPO- Kleinwasserkraft AG was formally inaugurated on September 5th, 2016.  With the new Kaplan turbine of W&B the regular annual production could be increased by 40% to 7 GWh.

In addition to the new turbine complete new hydraulic steel structures were delivered by W&B, mainly:

  • 1 fully automatic trashrack with folding arm trashrack cleaner
  •  2 rapid-action opening gates
  •   1 intake sluice gate of stainless steel


Follow the link to Hydro-ZEK issue

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