Brudnice SHPP

Wkra river

General renovation of an old hydroelectric power plant

Brudnice SHPP

General renovation of an old hydroelectric power plant

Historical view

The mill in Brudnice was built in 1873. The historic turbine comes from 1907. The mill probably belonged to the neighboring manor complex from the 15th century. The first mill in this area is also mentioned from that period.


Diameter 1480 mm
Head of 2.64 m
Power 110 kW

Technologies used

  • SCADA IT system

Cooperation with the client included comprehensive implementation of the project consisting in the renovation of a small hydropower plant (SHPP) on Wkra river.

Business Development Director
Scope of work

Consulting and design

Optimization of the power plant design

Post-completion documentation

Implementation in the general contractor formula

Delivery of a complete hydro unit equipped with a vertical Kaplan turbine

Execution of electrical installation, control and automation of a power plant based on a PLC controller and an HMI panel

Implementation of the SCADA IT system to monitor the power plant operating parameters in real time

Inlet grate

Rotary valve from the flushing outlet, bearing nodes equipped with water-lubricated bearings

Working sluice equipped with a de-icing heating system

Shunt drive and control