Russian equipment supplier JSC Power Machines has been awarded a contract to deliver key equipment for the reconstruction of a hydropower unit at the Thak-Ba project in Vietnam.
The US$2.5 million contract calls for the manufacture and delivery of a new stator system for the 42-MW generator. Power Machines also will supervise the installation.
The equipment will be delivered in the second quarter of 2010 and the installation is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2011, the company said.
Power Machines said it is involed in several hydropower projects in Vietnam, including Pleykrong, A Vuong and Buon Kuop. The company also is supplying equipment for the 750-MW La Yesca project in Mexico. (HydroWorld 8/24/09)