New large order for Andritz VA TECH HYDRO

Enerjisa, a joint venture of Österreichische Elektrizitätswirtschafts-AG (Verbund) and H.Ö. Sabanci Holding A.S., Turkey, has chosen a consortium led by ANDRITZ VA TECH HYDRO to supply the complete electro-mechanical equipment, including service work, for the Turkish hydropower plant cascade in Kahramanmaras (consisting of the Kandil, Sarigüzel, and Hacininoglu hydropower stations, with a total output of 452 MW). The order value is approximately 70 million Euros.

Enerjisa is currently planning to build a total of nine hydropower plants with an overall capacity of around 1,000 MW. The hydropower stations of the Kandil Cascade are the first step, and are planned to be put into operation by the end of 2010.

Turkey currently operates hydropower stations with a total capacity of 13,500 MW and has a further capacity of approximately 4,500 MW under construction. Nearly two thirds of the hydropower plants installed in Turkey were equipped by ANDRITZ VA TECH HYDRO, which confirms the strong market position of ANDRITZ VA TCH HYDRO in the rapidly expanding Turkish hydropower market.

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For further information, please contact:

Meltem Okyar Perdeci
Enerjisa Corporate Communication
Phone: +90.212.385 88 58

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

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


Enerjisa has total installed generating capacity of 455 MW. The company owns and operates four natural gas power plants located in Kocaeli, Adana, Çanakkale and Mersin, with a total capacity of 370 MW, and four hydropower plants with a total capacity of 85 MW located in Antalya, Mersin and Kahramanmaras.


ANDRITZ VA TECH HYDRO, a member of the ANDRITZ Group, is a global supplier of electromechanical systems and services (“water-to-wire”) for hydropower plants. The company is a leader in the world market for hydraulic power generation and has a top position in the growing power plant refurbishment segment.


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 12,300 employees worldwide.  It manufactures and sells its products and services globally.


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