Our company has a pedigree spanning more than a century – back to 1904, when Skoda plants made the first 412kW steam turbine. Rapid expansion of Skoda turbine production over the decades has responded to the worldwide development of technology for power generation. To date, our products have been supplied across more than 60 countries.
1859, Count Waldstein establishes the original engineering workshop
1869, Emil Škoda purchases the Waldstein workshop
First Turbines (1904~1944)
1904, the first 412 kW steam turbine made for Rateau
1911, Rateau turbines replaced by ŠKODA designed turbines
1932, the first two 23 MW steam turbines are completed
Steady Output Growth (1945~1992)
1959, 110 MW steam turbine manufacturing begins
1966, 200 MW steam turbine manufacture commences
1976, launch of 220 MW steam turbine for nuclear power plants
1978, 500 MW steam turbines introduced
1992, 1000 MW steam turbine solution developed for nuclear power plant
Changes and Transformation (1993~2008)
1993, Privatization, established new subsidiaries within ŠKODA a.s.
1994, Agreement to form a co-operative company in Guangzhou, China, ŠKODA JINMA Turbines, Ltd.
1998, ŠKODA ENERGO established from merger of ŠKODA CONTROLS s.r.o., ŠKODA ELEKTRICKÉ STROJE s.r.o., ŠKODA ETD s.r.o. and ŠKODA TURBÍNY s.r.o.
2004, ŠKODA ENERGO s.r.o. changes as a legal entity and becomes Škoda Power s.r.o.
2005, Škoda Power establishes a subsidiary in India – Škoda Power India Pvt. Ltd.
2006, Škoda Power founded as a joint-stock company, born out of the transformed Škoda Power s.r.o.
2007, switch-on of 660 MW USC unit for the Ledvice power plant in the Czech Republic
2008, innovative 1220mm turbine blades are introduced
Part of Doosan (2009~2014)
2009, Škoda Power joins Doosan Group as a subsidiary of Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction
2010, Doosan Škoda Power becomes an integral part of Doosan Power Systems
2011, Completion of enhanced Research and Development facilities
2012, Company was renamed into Doosan Škoda Power
2013, Opening of a new global R&D center within a Turbogenerators Business Group
Doosan’s Our Strategy is based on the principle of “2G” - Growth of Business by Growth of People. 2G is a virtuous circle where people drive the business growth, which in turn provides our people the opportunity for advancement. Doosan believes that sustained success can only come through people.