Local News, India
November 2020: ANDRITZ to supply complete electro-mechanical equipment for the Karuwa Seti hydropower plant, Nepal
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from KC Group Nepal to supply turbines, generators and auxiliaries for the new Karuwa Seti hydropower plant. The small hydropower plant is located on the Seti Khola River in the Gandaki Zone’s Kaski District and will have a total installed capacity of 32 MW. Start-up is planned for March 2023.
The contract comprises design, engineering, manufacture, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of three 10.66 MW Francis turbines and generators as well as auxiliaries for the electrical and mechanical equipment. ANDRITZ’s Indian subsidiary with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Mandideep (near Bhopal) and Prithla (near Faridabad) is responsible for execution of the contract.
KC Group Nepal is a private company with diversified businesses and targets to operate 100 MW of combined, renewable energy production by the end of 2023.
ANDRITZ has been been active in Nepal for many decades now. Subsequent to supply of the equipment for the Madhkyu Khola (13 MW) hydropower plant, which has been operating successfully since 2017, the award of this recent order once again demonstrates ANDRITZ’s strong position as a leading player in the Nepalese hydropower market.
October 2020: ANDRITZ to supply electro-mechanical equipment for the largest pumped storage plant in India
March 2020: ANDRITZ India wins prestigious Global Safety Award 2020
ANDRITZ, through its Prithla location has recently won the prestigious Global Safety Award in Gold category.
In a glittering ceremony, the award was presented by Hon’ble Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India (Retd.) & Chairman of National Green Tribunal Shri Swatanter Kumar at New Delhi on 17th Feb 2020. Mr. Karl Quehenberger, MD & COO received the award on behalf of the company.
ANDRITZ won this award through its ability to demonstrate its state-of-the-art fire fighting facilities, leadership commitment and various significant safety practices, which have already found recognition and appreciation by the Energy & Environment Foundation which is supported by the Ministry of Power and Ministry of Coal and Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
February 20, 2019: ANDRITZ Hydro India wins Star Performer Award
ANDRITZ Hydro India has won once again the “Star Performer Award” for its consistently upward growing export performance during the financial year 2016-17.
This is the third consecutive year that we have won this award in Export Excellence given by Engineering Export Promotion Council of India.
This recognition has both tangible and intangible benefits for ANDRITZ Hydro India, like recognition at highest level of EEPC, Embassy office, Directorate General of Foreign Trade and customs office. EEPC India is the premier trade and investment promotion organization in India catering to the Indian engineering sector and is sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India.
Our sincere congratulation to whole organization for this honor and recognition.