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Gilkes Hydro

Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon Ltd is a privately owned, internationally established manufacturing business based in the UK. Hydro and pump specialists since 1856, Gilkes now exports to over 85 Countries around the world.

Gilkes Hydro offers a reputable single source solution for a range of hydropower turbines. The company's range of Pelton, Francis and Turgo Turbines cover low, medium and high head projects capable of generating up to 30 MW per unit and includes compact solutions for the 50 kW to 100 kW market as well as a new Streamline range designed for the sub 1 MW market. Having manufactured over 6,800 turbines, Gilkes offers complete water to wire solutions for small hydroelectric developments. Activities include design, manufacture, installation, commissioning, testing, routine service and plant upgrade.

Gilkes' expertise and experience allows a full range of products and services to be offered for the following applications: run of river, dam and reservoir storage, energy recovery, rural electrification, plant modernisation and optimisation and long term service contracts