ANDRITZ Hydro in Austria, Vienna
ANDRITZ Hydro is one of the leading global suppliers of electro-mechanical equipment and services for hydropower plants.
ANDRITZ Hydro has been active in the hydraulic power generation sector for more than 180 years. Special application pumps and turbo generators are further fields of activity
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Headquartered in Vienna, Austria, the organization has more than 50 locations in more than 25 countries worldwide.
Hydropower is the most economical form of renewable energy. In close cooperation with its customers, ANDRITZ Hydro elaborates long-living, environmentally friendly and economically efficient solutions for hydraulic power generation. Maintaining the natural environment, mankind, and technology in perfect harmony is an important part of ANDRITZ Hydro’s corporate culture. Thus, sustainability and conservative use of resources are a given top priority.
Currently, approximately 16% of the world's electrical energy comes from hydropower. In the future, its estimated that the enormous and increasing demand for electricity will be fulfilled by those energy concepts that best combine the various resources available. Hydropower is trendsetting here, for it does not end with power generation. It offers a wide spectrum of applications, including energy storage for grid stability and peak load coverage.
For ANDRITZ Hydro, the changing future is a big motivation to find tomorrow’s solutions today. The immense potential of hydropower has by no means been fully exploited – it can still make a significant contribution to the redesigned and sustainable future energy supply system.
ANDRITZ Hydro at a glimpse
ANDRITZ Hydro is one of the globally leading suppliers of electromechanical equipment and services for hydropower plants. With over 180 years of experience and an installed fleet of more than 471 GW output, the business area provides complete solutions for hydropower plants of all sizes as well as services for plant diagnosis, refurbishment, modernization and upgrade of existing hydropower assets. Pumps for irrigation, water supply and flood control as well as turbo generators are also part of this business area’s portfolio.
- More than 180 years of turbine experience
- Over 31,900 turbines (more than 471,000 MW) installed
- Complete range up to more than 800 MW
- Over 125 years electrical equipment experience
- Leading in service and rehabilitation
- More than 100 Compact hydro units per year