Italy, Camaioni

In November 2015, ANDRITZ HYDRO received a contract for the supply of electro-mechanical equipment for the new Camaioni hydropower plant in Italy from HGE Srl, a private investor which has been active in the small hydro sector for many years.

HPP Camaioni is located about 30 km east of the city of Florence on the Arno River. As with most Mini Compact installations, the environmental impact is reduced to an absolute minimum and the new structure will also be utilized for educational purposes.

The scope of supply comprises a green-field power house for which ANDRITZ HYDRO deliveries will include two axial Bevel Gear Bulb turbines with a diameter of 2,150 mm and a power output of 1.05 MW, complete with synchronous generators, and mechanical auxiliaries.

Commissioning is scheduled for end of 2016 with synchronization of the first unit.

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TECHNICAL DATA  

Output2 × 1.05 MW
12 MVA
Head4m
Speed204 rpm
Runner diameter2,150 mm

New projects

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Malawi - Nkula A

A contract to rehabilitate and upgrade the Nkula A hydropower station has been awarded to ANDRITZ HYDRO as leader to a consortium by the Millennium Challenge Account - Malawi (MCA-M).

Power house and Sholayar River
India - Sholayar

ANDRITZ HYDRO signed a contract for the renovation, moderni­za­tion, and upgrade of the Sholayar hydro­power plant, located on the Sholayar River in Tamil Nadu, India.

Powerhouse and existing penstock of HPP Carlos Fonseca
Nicaragua - Centroamérica and Carlos Fonseca

Nicaragua’s Government of Reconciliation and National Unity - through Empresa Nicaragüense de Electricidad (ENEL) - signed a contract with ANDRITZ HYDRO in October 2015 for the renovation of the hydroelectric stations Centroamérica and Carlos Fonseca.

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Norway - Smibelg and Storåvatn

SmiSto Kraft AS has awarded ANDRITZ HYDRO a contract for the delivery of the electro-mechanical equipment of the new Smibelg and Storåvatn hydroelectric power plants.

Manufacturing of stator for HPP Xekaman 1
Laos - Xekaman Xanxay

In July 2015, ANDRITZ HYDRO signed a contract with Song Da Corporation of Vietnam for the supply of the complete electro-mechanical equipment and technical services for the Xekaman Xanxay hydropower plant in Laos.

Downstream view of power house, dam and spillway
Brazil - HPP Foz do Areia

ANDRITZ HYDRO signed a contract for the modernization of their largest hydropower plant Foz do Areia on the Iguaçu River in the state of Paraná.

Lower Monumental Dam, USA
USA - Lower Monumental Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, awarded a contract to ANDRITZ HYDRO in July 2015, for generator rewind and turbine cavitation repairs at HPP Lower Monumental Dam.

Dam and spillway
South Korea - Andong

K-water, a South Korean utility and top level water service company, has awarded ANDRITZ HYDRO an order for the refurbishment of the Andong hydropower station on the Nakdong River in South Korea.

Highlights

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Italy - HPP Camaioni

In November 2015, ANDRITZ HYDRO received a contract for the supply of electro-mechanical equipment for the new Camaioni hydropower plant in Italy from HGE Srl, a private investor which has been active in the small hydro sector for many years.

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USA - Olmsted

ANDRITZ HYDRO was contracted to provide two turbine-generator units, including auxiliary mechanical equipment and electrical controls, for the new Olmsted powerhouse.

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Nepal - Kabeli B1

At the end of 2015, ANDRITZ HYDRO received an order for the Kabeli B1 hydropower station from Arun Kabeli Power Limited.

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France - HPP St. Christophe, Reallon, Charmaix

In December 2015, ANDRITZ HYDRO successfully commissioned two Mini Compact hydropower plants in France: HPP Saint Christophe and HPP Real­lon.

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Norway - Ringdalen

ANDRITZ HYDRO to supply of the electro- and hydro-mechanical equipment for the Ringedalen hydropower plant in Norway.

Ecuador - HPP Due

ANDRITZ HYDRO was awarded a new contract for the supply of electro-mechanical equipment for the Due hydropower plant in 2015.

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Switzerland - Rhone Oberwald

ANDRITZ HYDRO to deliver the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the new HPP Rhone Oberwald in December 2015.

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Chile, Convento Viejo

Sociedad Concesionaria Embalse Convento Viejo S.A. has awarded ANDRITZ HYDRO a contract for the supply of electro-mechanical equipment for the new Convento Viejo hydropower plant.

Costa Rica - Los Negros II

ANDRITZ HYDRO won a contract for the supply of turbine equipment for the new Los Negros II hydropower plant.

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DR Congo, Koni

Koni hydropower station has a total installed capa­city of 42 MW and is equipped with three vertical Francis turbines.

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Mexico, La Venta

During tropical storm Manuel, the hydropower plant was flooded and the radial gates, automation, and electrical equipment were destroyed.

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Turkey, Yusufeli Barajı ve HES İnşaatı

ANDRITZ HYDRO to supply electro-mechanical equipment for the Yusufeli Dam and hydroelectric power plant.

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New Zealand, Aratiatia

ANDRITZ HYDRO to refurbish the Aratiatia hydropower station on the river Waikato on the North Island.

China, Da A Guo

Supply of electro-mechanical equipment for HPP Da A Guo, located downstream of HuoQu River, 600 km west of the city of Chengdu in Sichuan Province, PR China.

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Austria, Kaunertal

Order for the renewal of the existing penstock at the 395 MW Kaunertal hydropower plant, located in western Austria in the state of Tyrol.

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