HYDRO NEWS No. 30

Global demographic, technological and economic megatrends – such as urbanization, climate change, and the rising demand for electricity – will bring about major social and political changes over the coming decades to 2050.

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ANDRITZ HYDRO Management Board

Editorial

Global demographic, technological and economic megatrends – such as urbanization, climate change, and the rising demand for electricity – will bring about major social and political changes over the coming decades to 2050.

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HPP Mwadingusha in DR Congo

Latest News

Read more about hydropower projects like Wailoa, Rio Macho, Langenprozelten, Laúca, Mwandingusha and the HIPASE Launch Day in India.

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TOP STORY

     

Megatrends - Scenario 2050 - Topstory

Megatrends - A scenario of the future

We are living in a changing world, a rapidly changing world. Even though these changes are marked over years or even decades, they are longterm and fundamental.

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NEW PROJECT

HPP Tedzani III, Malawi

Tedzani III - Malawi

In March 2016, the Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi Ltd (ESCOM) and ANDRITZ HYDRO signed a contract for rehabilitation, modernization and upgrading of the Tedzani III hydropower station.

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HPP Song Lo 6 - Vietnam

Song Lo6 - Vietnam

In May 2016, ANDRITZ HYDRO received a contract for the delivery of electro-mechanical equipment for the Song Lo 6 hydropower plant from Xuan Thien Ha Giang Company Limited

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HPP John Day Lock, USA

John Day - Lock and Dam - USA

In June 2016, the US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, awarded a contract to ANDRITZ HYDRO for the upgrade of the Kaplan turbine hubs of the John Day Lock and Dam hydropower station.

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HPP Wettingen, Switzerland

Wettingen - Switzerland

A contract for the refurbishment and revision of the electro-mechanical equipment at the Wettingen hydropower plant in the Swiss canton of Aargau was awarded to ANDRITZ HYDRO in June 2016.

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HPP Yusufeli, Turkey

Yusufeli - Turkey

In September 2016, ANDRITZ HYDRO received a second order within 12 months for the Yusufeli hydropower project in Turkey.

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HPP Nam Theun 1, Lao

Nam Theun I - Laos PDR

In August 2016, ANDRITZ HYDRO received an order from Phonesack Group (PSG) to supply electro-mechanical equipment for the Nam Theun 1 hydropower project in Lao PDR.

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HPP Gouves, Portugal

Gouvães - Portugal

ANDRITZ HYDRO has been contracted by the Spanish energy utility Iberdrola Generación S.A.U. to supply the electro-mechanical equipment and the penstock for the new pumped storage power plant Gouvães in Portugal.

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HPP Burfell, Iceland

Búrfell Extension - Iceland

Icelandic utility Landsvirkjun has awarded a contract to ANDRITZ HYDRO for the supply of electro-mechanical equipment and control systems for the Búrfell Extension hydropower station in Iceland.

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HPP Manic-5, Canada

Manic-5 - Canada

In June 2016, ANDRITZ HYDRO received a contract from Hydro-Québec for the rehabilitation of turbine spherical inlet valves at the Manic-5 hydropower plant in the administrative region of Côte-Nord in Québec

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SITE REPORT

Pembelik - Turkey

In the summer of 2016, the Pembelik hydropower plant on the Euphrates River in Turkey was finalized and started commercial operation. The order for the project was awarded to ANDRITZ HYDRO in 2011.

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HPP Reißeck, Austria

Reißeck II - Austria

Commercial operation of the new pumped storage power plant Reißeck II in Austria started in October 2016.

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HPP San Antonio, Brazil

Santo Antônio - An Amazonian Example of Sustainable Hydropower - Brazil

Recently completed, the 3,568 MW Santo Antônio hydropower plant is one of the five largest hydroelectric station in Brazil and supplies energy to some 44 million people from its 50 units.

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HPP La Grande 3&4, Canada

La Grande 3 & 4 - Canada

During the last year Hydro-Quebec has awarded two contracts to ANDRITZ HYDRO for modernization works at the James Bay Project in Canada.

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Generator Rehabilitation Program, Tasmania

Generator Rehabilitation Program - Tasmania

Just over one year ago in October 2015, Hydro Tasmania and ANDRITZ HYDRO signed a frame agreement for a generator rehabilitation program – a contract lasting for seven years.

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TECHNOLOGY

Concrete volute pumps

Concrete Volute Pumps

Concrete volute pumps are vertical volute pumps whose casing is made of concrete.

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HIGHLIGHTS

HPP Issyk, Kazakhstan

Issyk 1 - Kazakhstan

Project company Hydro Power LLP has awarded ANDRITZ HYDRO an order for the small hydropower plant Issyk 1 in Kazakhstan.

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Serra da Mesa - Brazil

Brazil – A contract for the modernization of the excitation system at the Serra da Mesa hydropower plant in Brazil was awarded to ANDRITZ HYDRO by CPFL Energia and Furnas.

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HPP Ohau A, New Zealand

Ohau A - New Zealand

A major project milestone has been achieved with the installation of the first new excitation system at the Ohau A hydropower plant in New Zealand.

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HPP Blafalli Vik, Norway

Blafalli-Vik - Norway

All works at the Blafalli-Vik hydropower plant in Norway were recently completed and the plant has started commercial operation.

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Solu - Nepal

Nepal – ANDRITZ HYDRO has won a contract from Upper Solu Hydro Electric Company Pvt. Ltd. for the supply of electro-mechanical equipment for the Solu run-of-river power plant, located on the Solu Hola River in the Solukhumbu District of Nepal.

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HPP Hatillo, Dominican Republic

Hatillo - Dominican Republic

ANDRITZ HYDRO has received an order for the 10.7 MW Hatillo small hydropower plant, located on the Río Yuna in the Dominican Republic.

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HPP Su Pan 1, Vietnam

Su Pan 1 - Vietnam

Viet Long Industry Joint Stock Company has signed a contract with ANDRITZ HYDRO for the supply of electro-mechanical equipment for the Su Pan 1 hydropower plant, located on the Bo River in the Vietnamese pro-vince of Lào Cai.

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HPP Hunter Creek, Canada

Hunter Creek - Canada

Hunter Creek Hydro LP signed a contract with ANDRITZ HYDRO for the delivery of equipment for the Hunter Creek hydropower plant, located close to the town of Hope in British Columbia in June 2016.

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HPP Renace-4, Guatemala

Renace 4 - Guatemala

ANDRITZ HYDRO received an order from Cobra Infraestructuras Hidráulicas, S.A. for the supply, transport, erection, and commissioning of two 28 MW Pelton turbines for the Renace 4 hydropower plant In March 2016.

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Intermediate & Khaw - Jordan

ANDRITZ HYDRO signed a contract with Fayat Energie Services International (FESI) for the supply of electro-mechanical equipment for two small hydropower plants in Jordan in June 2016.

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Kavak - Turkey

In April 2016, ANDRITZ HYDRO received an order for two horizontal Francis turbines and electrical power systems for the Kavak hydropower plant, located in the city of Arhavi in Turkey’s Northeastern Artvin province.

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HPP Angel I and III in Peru

Angel I and III - Peru

Generadora de Energía del Peru (Gepsa) awarded ANDRITZ HYDRO two contracts for the supply of electro-mechanical equipment for the hydropower plants Angel I and Angel III In March 2016.

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HPP Storaselva, Norway

Storåselva - Norway

In December 2015, Nord-Trøndelag Elektrisitetsverk AS (NTE) awarded a contract to ANDRITZ HYDRO for the supply of electro-mechanical equipment for the Storåselva hydropower plant in central Norway.

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Carema - Italy

Only 11 months after contract signing, the Italian hydropower plant Carema was successfully commissioned in August 2016.

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EVENTS

ANDRITZ HYDRO Events in 2016

Review of events in 2016

HYDRO 2016 - Customer Day Colombia - HydroVision 2016 - 50 years IFAT - Customer Day Vietnam - Powertage 2016

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