ANDRITZ to supply electromechanical equipment for the Srinagarind hydropower station, Thailand
ANDRITZ HYDRO, a part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) to supply electromechanical equipment for the Srinagarind hydropower plant, Thailand.
Commercial operations are scheduled to begin mid-2019.
This rehabilitation order includes the supply of three vertical Francis runners, including model test, generators, governors, automation system, main transformer, medium- and low-voltage switchgears, power and control cables, fire protection system, a 230-kilovolt disconnecting switch, the main inlet valve, mechanical auxiliaries, installation supervision, and commissioning. The hydropower plant houses five units with a total output of 720 megawatts.
The Srinagarind Dam is an embankment on the Khwae Yai River in Si Sawat District, Kanchanaburi Province, regulating the water level of the river and generating sustainable hydroelectric power.
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The ANDRITZ GROUP
ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. The publicly listed technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of almost 25,000 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 sites worldwide.
ANDRITZ HYDRO supplies electromechanical equipment for hydropower stations. With over 170 years of accumulated experience and more than 30,000 turbines installed totaling approximately 420,000 megawatts of output, the business area is one of the world’s leading system suppliers, offering the complete product portfolio, including turbines, generators, and additional equipment of all types and sizes: “from water to wire” for small-scale and large hydropower stations up to outputs of more than 800 megawatts per turbine unit. ANDRITZ HYDRO is also well-positioned in the growing maintenance, refurbishment, and upgrade market for existing hydropower plants. Pumps (for water transport, irrigation, and applications for various industries) and turbo-generators for thermal power stations are also part of the business area.