ANDRITZ to supply major environmental protection systems for Chilean utility companyANDRITZ Energy & Environment (AE&E), part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Empresa Eléctrica Guacolda to supply three flue gas cleaning plants using the ANDRITZ Turbo-CDS system, four desalination plants and a selective catalytic reduction DeNOx system for Guacolda, a coal-fired power station in Huasco, Chile.
Start-up is scheduled for late 2015/early 2016. The order value is approximately 150 million euros.
Due to recent more stringent legal requirements in Chile, Empresa Eléctrica Guacolda is investing in an environmental protection program in order to further reduce the emissions from Guacolda power station. With an overall capacity of 608 megawatts, the power plant contributes an essential part of the power supply to the region’s industry and households.
This order confirms the position of ANDRITZ Air Pollution Control as one of the world’s leading suppliers of flue gas cleaning and selective catalytic reduction plants.
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The ANDRITZ GROUP
The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. In addition, ANDRITZ offers technologies for certain other sectors including automation, the production of animal feed and biomass pellets, pumps, machinery for nonwovens and plastic films, steam boiler plants, biomass boilers and gasification plants for energy generation, flue gas cleaning plants, plants for the production of panelboards (MDF), thermal sludge utilization, and biomass torrefaction plants. The publicly listed, international technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of around 23,900 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 220 production sites as well as service and sales companies all around the world.
ANDRITZ Energy & Environment
ANDRITZ Energy & Environment, part of the PULP & PAPER business area, is a globally leading, full-line supplier of energy generation and environmental technology plants and systems. The company designs and constructs turnkey power plants and supplies components such as steam generators and flue gas cleaning systems. Service and modernization complete the product portfolio.