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  • Andritz Hydro receives orders to equip four hydropower plants

    International technology group Andritz has received orders to supply the electromechanical equipment for the new hydropower plants Hissmofors, Sweden, and Pare, India, as well as for the refurbishment of the existing hydropower plants Hills Creek, USA, and Rio Macho, Costa Rica.

    Aggregate order value for all four contracts is approximately EUR80 million (about US109 million), Andritz reported.

    Hissmofors, Sweden
    To Jamtkraft, Andritz Hydro will supply the complete electromechanical equipment for their Hissmofors hydropower plant located 20 km to the west of Ostersund in central Sweden. The order includes delivery of two Kaplan turbines (output 34 MW each), two synchronous generators and additional equipment. Commissioning is scheduled for the end of 2013.

    Pare, India
    Under a contract with North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd. (NEEPCO), Andritz Hydro will deliver the equipment for the new Pare hydropower plant in District of Papumpare, Arunachal Pradesh. The scope of supply comprises design, delivery, installation and commissioning of the complete electromechanical equipment, including two vertical Francis turbines (output 55 MW each), generators, main inlet valves, control and protection system, power and control cables and additional equipment. The order is expected to be completed at the end of 2013.

    Hills Creek, USA
    The US Army Corps of Engineers in Portland has awarded Andritz Hydro with the contract to refurbish the Hills Creek hydropower plant in Oakridge, Oregon. The order includes model testing, supply of two new vertical Francis runners (output 16 MW each), the hydromechanical equipment, rewind of both generators, as well as refurbishment of additional power plant equipment. Recommissioning is scheduled for 2014.

    Rio Macho, Costa Rica
    Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) has awarded Andritz Hydro a contract to supply the electromechanical equipment for the modernization of Rio Macho hydropower plant units 1 and 2, which were installed in 1959 and 1963, respectively. The scope of supply includes two horizontal Pelton turbines (output 18 MW each), generators, automation and additional equipment. As a result of this refurbishment, which is scheduled for completion in 2013, the output of the hydropower plant will be increased by around 8 percent.

    Recently, Andritz received a contract from Electricidade de Portugal (EDP) to supply the complete electromechanical equipment for the Ribeiradio and Ermida hydropower stations.

    These new hydropower plants will be built on the Rio Vouga River, southeast of the city of Porto. Commissioning is planned for early 2014. 

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