ANDRITZ HYDRO to supply electro- and hydromechanical equipment for the Ñuble hydropower plant, Chile

Monday, Feb 02, 2015

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Hidroeléctrica Ñuble, a subsidiary of the Chilean utility company Eléctrica Puntilla, to supply the electro- and hydromechanical equipment for the new Ñuble hydropower plant, Chile.

The order value is more than 50 million euros. Commissioning is scheduled for the first half of 2017.

The scope of supply includes two Francis turbines and generators, the balance of plant, control and protection equipment, as well as the intake and diversion gates.

The run-of-river hydropower station is located on the Ñuble River near the town of San Fabián in the Bío-Bío Region and will supply a total output of 136 megawatts, providing 700 gigawatt-hours per year of clean energy to the Chilean grid.


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