ANDRITZ HYDRO GmbH, Vienna, Austria
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.
The organization ANDRITZ HYDRO is headquartered in Vienna, Austria and has more than 50 locations in more than 25 countries worldwide. The company is organized in five main divisions.
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 given top priority.
Currently, approximately 16% of the world's electrical energy comes from hydropower. In the future, the assumption is that the enormous and increasing demand for electricity will be fulfilled by those energy concepts that best combine the various resources available. Hydropower is trend-setting 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 Highlights:
- More than 175 years of accumulated experience in turbine design
- Over 30,000 turbines (more than 420,000 MW) installed globally
- Over 120 years of experience in electrical equipment
- The complete hydropower product range up to more than 800 MW