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Hydro News Issue 26 - Latest News about hydro activities Bosnia, Chile, Brazil, Guatemala, France.
Brazil is the second-largest producer of hydroelectric power in the world, with about 60% (Hydropower & Dam World Atlas 2015) of its electric power supply based on hydropower.
According to International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Philippines will be the most rapidly growing economy in Southeast Asia in 2015 and 2016.
In March 2015, ANDRITZ HYDRO received an order from Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. (HPPCL) to supply the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the new 450 MW Shongtong Karcham hydropower plant in Himachal Pradesh, India.
ANDRITZ HYDRO to modernize francis turbines and generators in the HPP Temascal on the tonto River in Mexico.
In March 2015, ANDRITZ HYDRO received an order from Kargi Enerji Üretim ve Ticaret A.S., to supply electro-mechanical equipment for the new Kargi hydropower plant in Turkey.
The project is led by ANDRITZ HYDRO Austria. ANDRITZ HYDRO Turkey will contribute the local electrical power systems as well as installation services. The small 3.7 MW unit will be supplied by ANDRITZ HYDRO France. Commissioning of HPP Kargi is scheduled for beginning of 2017.
ANDRITZ HYDRO automation is the global leader for secondary equipment for hydropower plants as well as a supplier of excitation, protection, and synchronization systems for thermal power plants.
ANDRITZ HYDRO has completed the order for the run-of-river power plant Dagachu in Bhutan. The scope of delivery included pelton turbines, governors, penstocks, etc.
First unit at Austrian run-of-river power station back on the grid
ANDRITZ HYDRO to supply electromechanical for the Lalashan hydropower plant, comprising design, manufacturing, erection supervision as well as commissioning of two vertical francis turbines.
At the beginning of this year unit #2 of the hydropower plant in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) resumed operations after repair of the runner.
In April 2015, ANDRITZ HYDRO Spain received a contract from Hidrosigchos C.A. for the supply of three horizontal 6 MW Pelton turbines to be installed in the Sigchos hydropower plant in Ecuador.
Ontario Power Generation and Taykwa Tagamou Nation, on whose traditional territory the project is located, have begun construction of the New Post Creek hydropower plant, a 27 MW greenfield development.
In April 2015, ANDRITZ HYDRO signed a contract with Hidroelectrica Embalse Ancoa S.p.A. for the supply of electro-mechanical equipment for the new Embalse Ancoa hydropower plant in Chile.
Statkraft awarded a contract to ANDRITZ HYDRO for the supply of electro-mechanical equipment for the Hakavik railroad hydropower plant in Norway in May 2015.
In early March 2015, the 811 kW turbine at Grünsee hydropower plant was officially commissioned and started commercial operation.
ANDRITZ HYDRO’s Mini Compact Hydro business made its first breakthrough in the Francis and Pelton turbine business in Nepal by signing two contracts.
After the successful assignment of the order for the North Mathioya hydropower plant in 2014, the general EPC contractor JIANGXI Water and Hydropower Construction Kenya Ltd. awarded ANDRITZ HYDRO with another two contracts to supply the complete electro-mechanical equipment, including two 930 kW Compact Francis turbines for HPP Lower Nyamindi and one 2.2 MW six-jet vertical Compact Pelton turbine for HPP South Mara.
In February 2015, ANDRITZ HYDRO’s Compact Hydro business division made a breakthrough in Vietnam with low head turbines.
In May 2015, ANDRITZ HYDRO received a contract from SISTEM-MNE D.O.O. for the delivery of two small power generating units for the Bistrica hydropower plant in Montenegro.
ANDRITZ HYDRO signed a new contract in Malaysia.
On behalf of Norsjøkraft AS, Statkraft Energi AS awarded a contract to ANDRITZ HYDRO for rehabilitation of the control system at the Eidsfoss and Vrangfoss run-of-river power plants in March 2015.
In May 2015, ANDRITZ HYDRO received a contract from GDB Constructeurs for the modernization of Ear Falls Generating Station in Canada.
ANDRITZ HYDRO won a contract from Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) for the supply of static excitation systems for six units at the Tarbela Power Station.
In February 2015, ANDRITZ HYDRO was awarded a contract from Ferro Atlántica S.A. for the replacement of the spiral casing of all three units and the rehabilitation of turbine, generator, and auxiliary equipment at Castrelo hydropower plant in Spain.
The Beyhan-1 Dam and hydropower plant (3 x 186 MW and 1 x 25 MW) was successfully handed over to the customer Kalehan Beyhan Enerji Üretim A.S.
ANDRITZ HYDRO India completes first vertical generator test set-up
Hemicycle Controls Inc., based in Chambly, Canada, is a supplier of hydro automation systems and expert in controls, protection, SCADA systems, generator excitation, and turbine speed governors.
ANDRITZ HYDRO participated and organized several events in 2015
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