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Fairs and exhibitions

A new experience

For the very first time, ANDRITZ Hydro invited the audience on a virtual tour through a hydropower plant. The virtual reality (VR) equipment presented a “real” hydropower plant, but in a “virtual” environment. Able not only to support the proper arrangement of all electro-
mechanical components, the system is also able to give an impression of the sounds and the dimensions of a plant. Furthermore, the virtual tour can provide astounding views of a hydropower project, for example diving into the draft tube of a turbine or flying above the gates. Many visitors took the chance to experience this new feature.

REWA 2017

Bangkok – 19th -21th, September 2017
Now in its 25th year, Asia Power Week is the premier power industry event for the Asian continent and the leading platform for industry experts to gather, exchange knowledge, and generate modern solutions to regional challenges.

Over 250 international exhibitors and more than 8,300 visitors participated this year in the Renewable Energy World Asia conference and exhibition – part of Asia Power Week.

ANDRITZ Hydro participated in the conference and exhibition with an international team and presented a paper about Operations and Maintenance. Representatives from ANDRITZ Power Boilers also introduced interested visitors to the portfolio of this business segment.

HYDRO 2017

Sevilla – 9th -10th, October 2017
In Spain for this event, more than 1,200 delegates from all over the world discussed a wide range of issues relating to hydropower. Particular emphasis was placed on international collaboration: working together in project planning and implementation to shape the future of global hydropower development.

ANDRITZ Hydro presented several papers on a range of topics such as fish surveillance, independent model testing, pump turbine rehabilitation, outstanding motor-generator design, the HIPASE success, and O&M market requirements.

WETEX 2017

Dubai (UAE) – 23rd - 25th, October 2017
The 19th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2017), organized by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA). This exhibition is one of the largest of its kind and some 1,900 exhibitors from 46 countries participated.

Ranked as one of the most attractive booths at the exhibition, ANDRITZ Pumps brought in visitors from various international companies, as well as representatives from world’s leading players in water, energy, and environment. ANDRITZ Pumps presented their portfolio for the water and desalination industry. In particular, the double-suction axial split case pump, which reaches efficiencies of more than 90%, and the custom-tailored vertical line shaft pump were explored.

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Author: Jens Päutz

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