Gilkes Hydro


Gilkes offer a reputable single source solution for a range of hydropower turbines, providing efficient, clean, renewable energy.  Our range of Pelton, Francis, and Turgo Turbines cover high, medium and low head projects capable of generating up to 30MW per unit with a Streamline range designed for the sub 1MW market and compact solutions for the 50kW to 100kW market. Gilkes has been supplying hydroelectric turbines to Africa for over 100 years and continue to be fully committed to working in Africa, in particular providing much needed rural electrification through mini-grid systems. 

2019 see's Gilkes mark the 100th anniversary of the Turgo Impulse Turbine, invented by Gilkes in 1919.  Visit us on stand 246 where we will be showcasing the Turgo and celebrating this Centenary year.