ANDRITZ HYDRO, a part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) to supply electromechanical equipment for the Srinagarind hydropower plant, Thailand. Commercial operations are scheduled to begin mid-2019.
This rehabilitation order includes the supply of three vertical Francis runners, including model test, generators, governors, automation system, main transformer, medium- and low-voltage switchgears, power and control cables, fire protection system, a 230-kilovolt disconnecting switch, the main inlet valve, mechanical auxiliaries, installation supervision, and commissioning. The hydropower plant houses five units with a total output of 720 megawatts.
The Srinagarind Dam is an embankment on the Khwae Yai River in Si Sawat District, Kanchanaburi Province, regulating the water level of the river and generating sustainable hydroelectric power.
Contact: DI Alexander Schwab - Senior Vice President Market Management & Corporate Communications
About The ANDRITZ GROUP
ANDRITZ (andritz.com) is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. The publicly listed technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of approximately 24,500 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ operates over 250 sites worldwide.
About ANDRITZ HYDRO
ANDRITZ HYDRO is one of the leading global suppliers of electromechanical equipment for hydropower plants. With over 170 years of accumulated experience and more than 30,000 turbines installed, totaling approximately 420,000 megawatts output, the business area supplies the complete product range, including turbines, generators, and additional equipment of all types and sizes “from water to wire” for small hydro applications up to large hydropower plants with outputs of more than 800 megawatts per turbine unit. ANDRITZ HYDRO is also well positioned in the growing modernization, refurbishment, and upgrade market for existing hydropower plants. Pumps (for water transport, irrigation of agricultural land, and applications in various industries) and turbogenerators for thermal power plants are also allocated to the business area.