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06/29/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/29/2020 02:09

ANDRITZ to supply complete electro-mechanical equipment for Kiru hydropower plant, India

ANDRITZ to supply complete electro-mechanical equipment for Kiru hydropower plant, India

2020/06/29

International technology group ANDRITZ received an order from the Indian utility company CHENAB VALLEY POWER PROJECTS (P) LTD. to supply the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the Kiru run-of-river hydropower plant (624 MW) located on the Chenab River in Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir, India.

The contract has an order value of more than 50 million euros.

The order comprises the supply, design, manufacturing, erection, testing and commissioning of four units (turbines and generators), auxiliary electrical and mechanical equipment as well as 400 kV GIS and 400 kV outdoor pothead yard equipment. The contract will be executed by ANDRITZ's Indian subsidiary with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Mandideep (near Bhopal) and Prithla (near Faridabad).

The Kiru hydropower plant addresses the energy deficiency in the northern part of India. It will bring clean renewable energy to the rural area and also enable industrial development in the region.

By securing this prestigious contract, ANDRITZ has yet again confirmed its position as a leading player in the hydropower market in India.

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ANDRITZ GROUP
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 28,400 employees and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries.

ANDRITZ HYDRO
ANDRITZ Hydro is one of the globally leading suppliers of electromechanical equipment and services for hydropower plants. With over 175 years of experience and an installed fleet of more than 430 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.