ANDRITZ Hydro was chosen as the supplier for electro-mechanical equipment by the Kalanga Group of Companies of Nepal, a well-known independent power producer (IPP).
The projects are located in the Bajhang District in the far west of Nepal. ANDRITZ Hydro is to supply three vertical, four-jet Pelton turbines for HPP Upper Kalanga Gad, two horizontal Francis turbines for HPP Kalanga Gad and two horizontal Pelton turbines for HPP Upper Sanigad, including the entire electro-mechanical equipment. Erection and commissioning conclude the scope of the contract.
The projects are all scheduled to be put into commercial operation by mid- respectively the end of 2020 and are set to boost Nepalese energy production by a total of more than 64 MW.