ANDRITZ to supply electro-mechanical equipment for Red Rock Falls Generation Station, Canada
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Mississagi Power Trust, a subsidiary of Evolugen by Brookfield Renewable, for the major rehabilitation of the G1 turbine and generator as well as electrical balance of plant for G1 and G2 at the Red Rock Falls Generation Station, located on the Mississagi River in the Algoma District of Ontario, Canada.
The first unit rehabilitation will start in June 2022, final commissioning is expected in April 2023.
The scope of supply includes the design, manufacturing, transportation, erection, testing and commissioning of various new or refurbished turbine and generator components including an upgraded 28 MW Kaplan runner, new control and protection systems, and various new electrical balance of plant equipment.
This order confirms the strong relationship between Evolugen by Brookfield Renewable and ANDRITZ and is another important milestone for ANDRITZ in the Canadian hydropower market. ANDRITZ has been present on the Canadian hydro market since 1890, delivering about 1,000 units with a total capacity of more than 50.000 MW. The ANDRITZ GROUP has in total around 1,000 employees in Canada.
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International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems and services for the pulp and paper industry, the hydropower sector, the metals processing and forming industry, pumps, solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, as well as animal feed and biomass pelleting. The global product and service portfolio is rounded off with plants for power generation, recycling, the production of nonwovens and panelboard, as well as automation and digital solutions offered under the brand name of Metris. The publicly listed group today has around 27,800 employees and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries.
ANDRITZ Hydro is one of the globally leading suppliers of electromechanical equipment and services for hydropower plants. With over 180 years of experience and an installed fleet of more than 470 GW output, the business area provides complete solutions for hydropower plants of all sizes as well as services for plant diagnosis, refurbishment, modernization and upgrade of existing hydropower assets. Pumps for irrigation, water supply and flood control as well as turbo generators are also part of this business area’s portfolio.