PRAGUE, Czech Republic 2/7/12 (PennWell) -- Strojirny Brno a.s. has won a contract to reconstruct a turbine at the 1.12-MW Tri Chaloupky hydroelectric project.
Tri Chaloupky, which is on the Elbe River in the Czech Republic, was built in 1948 and features a single vertical Kaplan turbine.
As per the contract, Strojirny Brno will dismantle the turbine and manufacture a new impeller and guide vanes. A new generator is to be supplied under a separate contract.
The contract is worth US$1.98 million.