Andritz has secured an order from Pac Ma Hydropower Joint-Stock Company for the supply, supervision, and commissioning of electro-mechanical equipment for the Pac Ma hydropower plant in Vietnam.


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Commissioning and start of commercial operation is scheduled for 2020.

The contract value amounts to around €40m.

The Andritz scope of supply comprises the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the hydropower plant, including four bulb turbine units (35MW each), the electric power systems, and auxiliary mechanical and electrical equipment.

With a total installed capacity of 140MW and annual energy production of about 530GWh, the Pac Ma hydropower plant will supply renewable electrical energy to the Vietnamese national grid.

Award of this contract is further proof of Andritz’s leading position for low-head technology in the important region of South East Asia.

Source: Company Press Release