ANDRITZ HYDRO is one of the leading global suppliers of electromechanical equipment and services for hydropower plants. ANDRITZ HYDRO has been operating in the hydraulic power generation sector for more than 170 years. Special application pumps and turbo generators are further fields of activity.

Additional activities of ANDRITZ HYDRO in Canada comprise sales, project management, procurement, installation and commissioning of electro-mechanical equipment of hydropower plants. ANDRITZ HYDRO can supply all types of turbines up to 800 MW and more, generators up to 950 MVA and more, butterfly valves, spherical valves, gates, auxiliary equipment (automation, protection, excitation, governor, SCADA). ANDRITZ HYDRO is also a leading company in maintenance (Service & Rehab) and small hydro water-to-wire products (Compact Hydro).

ANDRITZ HYDRO Canada employs approximately 350 highly qualified and experienced persons.

ANDRITZ HYDRO is located in six facilities:

Pointe Claire (QC) - Canadian Hydro Head Office

Pointe Claire
  • Operating in the hydraulic power generation sector for more than 170 years
  • Employs 200 highly qualified and experienced persons in Compact Hydro (CH), Large Hydro (LH), Service & Rehab (SR)
  • Worldwide hydraulic center of competence for Francis and diagonal turbine technology
  • Worldwide excellence center for large Francis turbines

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Chambly (QC) - Hydro Automation & Electrical Power Systems

  • Design Engineering in-house: Automation & SCADA Systems, Protection & Control, Governor & Exciter Systems
  • Integrates medium voltage switchgear and station services equipment
  • 100% in-house panel manufacturing & testing
  • 10,000 square foot facility
  • Installation & commissioning
  • Employs 80 highly qualified and experienced persons

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Paris (ON) - Gates Engineering & Manufacturing Plant (Paris, ON)

Paris, Ontario
  • Complete engineering for the design of majority of gates types, stop logs, trash racks, embedded components and hoists
  • Fabrication is performed by certified skilled trades
  • Complete installation, commissioning and technical advisory services

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Peterborough (ON) -  Generator Center


The generator engineering located in Peterborough is the ANDRITZ excellence center for low speed generators greater than 50 MVA.

  • Generator design (electro-magnetic & mechanical)
  • Multi-turn stator coil and bars manufacturing facility - press cured  insulation technology
  • 17,000 square foot facility


Lachine (QC) - Hydraulic Laboratory


ANDRITZ Hydro Canada Inc. in Lachine (QC) is a well equipped and world class instrumented hydraulic lab, with:

  • 2 Hydraulic test stands, unique in Canada, including model manufacturing
  • Integrated into the global R&D program, with mandate for Francis turbines
  • Develop, manufacture and test models to international standards (IEC)


Richmond (BC) - Regional Office

  • Regional Sales & Project, Management Office
  • Engineers for Compact Hydro (CH), Large Hydro (LH), Service & Rehab (SR), Automation (AUT) business units
  • Focused on serving Western Canada Clients


Project experience

ANDRITZ HYDRO in Canada completed recent projects in Canada, such as Wuskwatim (3 x 66 MW propeller units) in Manitoba, Lower Mattagami (approx. 3 x 72 MW diagonal units) in Ontario, Forrest Kerr (9 x 21.5 MW Francis units) in British Columbia, GM Shrum Poles 1-5 refurbishment in British Columbia, Wells stator rewind in Ontario, EB Campbell Units 7 & 8 Turbine, Generator and Gates refurbishment in Saskatchewan, Beechwood Kaplan turbine refurbishment in New Brunswick. In Quebec, recent projects include Bersimis 2 turbine refurbishment, Toulnustouc spherical valve works, Rapides 2 tension converter, Manic 1 static excitation, La Tuque 5 static excitation, Beauharnois static excitation and turbine refurbishment works.

Our worldwide installed-based equipment also recently included Nam Theun 2 in Laos (4 x 247 MW Francis and 2 x 43 MW Pelton units, Balance of Plant), Yixing in China (4 x 250 MW pmp units, Balance of Plant), and John H Kerr in USA (6 x 46 MW Francis turbine, rewind and Balance of Plant refurbishment).


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