The scope of the contract also includes engineering, disassembly of the old equipment, installation, commissioning and testing. Besides, it will also deliver an excitation system, synchronization equipment, generator and transformer protection.

With 99.9% availability, the new Metso DNA system, which will replace the older one that reached the end of its life cycle, will improve the plant’s reliability, thereby increase energy production.

The new system is likely to be delivered to the customer in April 2014 and begin operations in May-June 2014.

Metso Sales director of automation Neubert said that Energie Wasser Bern has selected Metso based on the evaluation of its technical solution and price.