The Brunnenmühle at the company's headquarters in Heidenheim, Germany is Voith's research and development center for generator and turbine technology. Extensive model tests on new systems are carried out in the Brunnenmühle’s modern laboratory.
In Heidenheim, as well as in Noida, near Delhi in India, work is being done on topics from the area of basic system development, as well as on modern solutions for automation systems and innovative methods for system planning and integration.
Sao Paulo, Brazil & Västeras, Sweden
Generator research and development is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil and in Västeras, Sweden. The engineers in Sao Paulo specialize in the development of insulation systems for the global market, as well as the redesign and modernization of generators in America. In Västeras, the competence centre is focused on the modernization of generators for the European market.
In York, USA, the research and development focuses on the development of turbines and the modernization of older power plants. The first fish-friendly turbines have been developed here. The expansion of weirs into hydroelectric power plants has an important role in the USA.