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Voith Hydro to supply pump equipment to Austria projects

Voith Hydro, a supplier of hydroelectric equipment, has received new orders worth around €35 million to equip two pumped-storage plants in Austria.

The company will supply energy provider Vorarlberger Illwerke with two pumps and a pump turbine for the Obervermuntwerk II and Rellswerk projects in Montafon, Vorarlberg.

Voith Hydro will also assemble and commission two 170 MW storage pumps including the hydraulic torque converter for Obervermuntwerk II and a 13 MW, 3-stage pump turbine, complete with bearing oil supply system, for the new Rellswerk facility.