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26/04 2023: Los Esclavos, Guatemala – Signing of Compact contract 

December 2022, CONSTRUCTORA KADE S.A. a civil works company in Guatemala, awarded a contract to ANDRITZ Mexico for the supply of two new generating units for the hydropower plant Los Esclavos in Guatemala.


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09/03 2022: Chile - Guindo Substation successfully energized

In December 2022 the energizing of the 220/66 kV substation Guindo in Chile has been successfully finalized.


We are very proud to have successfully completed this great challenge lasting two years, as this represents a fundamental contribution to strengthen the electrical system in Chile, especially for the Bio Bio Region improving electrical networks, the quality and continuity of service and lastly the supply for the people in Chile. 

ANDRITZ’ scope of contract includes a “full pack” for electrical engineering including manufacturing, workshop test, transport, erection and commissioning supervision of the high voltage equipment and monitoring panel as SCADA, control and protection, and telecommunication as well as some of auxiliary systems.

We thank our entire team and our customer for their efforts during these last two years to achieve this great milestone.


27/10 2022: Expo Energía 2022

9th November 2022 – Club Hípico Santiago – Sector Salón Mármol


Expo Energía 2022 will bring together businessmen and executives from the mining, energy and industry sectors, giving ample opportunities to learn about and interact with the latest technological innovations and attend lectures on the topics that are setting trends in the energy world.

We will be there to present our entire product and services portfolio in energy and mining. In addition, we will have a presentation about Megatrends in hydropower, energy storage systems and electrical power systems. 

Don't miss the opportunity to talk with us, see our latest and cutting-edge technologies, and learn how we can help you grow your business! We are looking forward meeting you there!

Event facts:

  •     Expo Energía 2022
  •     When: 9th November, 2022
  •     Where: Club Hípico Santiago – Sector Salón Mármol, Booth No.: 4
  •     Organizer: Revista Electroindustria
  •     Registration link.

ANDRITZ presentations:
“Megatrends in hydropower, energy storage systems and electrical power systems” by Diego Pigozzo, Marketing and Development Manager for Latin America.


13/10 2022: Cerro del Aguila, Peru – Major milestone achieved – second unit completed

In the frame of the 10 years of “integrated Maintenance contract” of Cerro del Aguila HPP, the second milestone related with the completeness of the major rehabilitation of the second unit has been achieved.


On Sept-17 2022 our team closed with full success the major maintenance of Unit 1.



January 2022: ANDRITZ participated to the inauguration ceremony of the 154 kV electrical substation Pueblo Seco, Chile 

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On November 25, 2021 ANDRITZ participated to the inauguration ceremony of the 154 kV electrical substation Pueblo Seco in Chile. ANDRITZ Italy together with ANDRITZ Chile carried out the engineering work and supplied the equipment, supervision and commissioning of the complete electrical power system, control & protection, automation and SCADA system. The substation includes also a 20 MVA 154/23 kV step-up transformer and it is fully operated by a remote supervision and control system. 

The Pueblo Seco substation is part of the energy transformation plan that is ongoing in the country and it is part of the projects to reinforce the Chilean transmission grid. It will also contribute to the local distribution system as well as the future interconnection of other medium voltage lines. The substation was successfully commissioned in September this year with the interconnection of the 154kV Charrua-Monterrico line. 

ANDRITZ takes immense pride in being the selected as a reliable partner for the complete electrical power system and automation works of this relevant project with our long-standing experience around the world in high-voltage substations.

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