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ANDRITZ to supply mechanical equipment for Indian hydropower plant

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Indian utility company Chenab Valley Power Projects worth €50 million.
The contract is 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.
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 confirmed its position as one of the leading players in the hydropower market in India.
The international technology group 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.