ANDRITZ HYDRO receives another major order in Turkey

ANDRITZ HYDRO received an order from Limak Energy for supply of the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the Alkumru hydropower plant. The order value is approximately 55 MEUR. This order again confirms ANDRITZ HYDRO’s excellent market position in Turkey.

ANDRITZ HYDRO will supply the Alkumru hydropower plant in Southeast Anatolia with three vertical Francis turbines, each with 88.5 MW output, the generators as well as the complete electro-mechanical equipment. Alkumru will start commercial operation in early 2011; electrical energy supply will be over 900 GWh p.a.

Limak Energy - one of the large private energy suppliers in Turkey - is a company of the privately-owned Limak Group, which is focusing on renewable energy from hydropower in the course of the ongoing privatization process of the Turkish energy sector.

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For further information, please contact:

DI Alexander Schwab
Market Management and Corporate Communications
Phone: +43 50805 52659

Dr. Michael Buchbauer
Head of Corporate Communications
Phone: +43 (316) 6902 2979


ANDRITZ HYDRO is a global supplier of electro-mechanical systems and services (‛water-to-wire‛) for hydro power plants. The company is a leader in the world market for hydraulic power generation. This and other press releases of ANDRITZ HYDRO are available for download on our website


The ANDRITZ GROUP is a global market leader in the supply of customized plants, systems, and services for the pulp and paper industry, the hydropower industry, the steel industry, and other specialized industries (solid/liquid separation, feed, and biofuel). Headquartered in Graz, Austria, the Group has about 13,200 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ manufactures and sells its products and services globally.


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