Voith has announced it is to supply turbines and related equipment for two small hydro plants in Brazil and Colombia.
In Brazil, the company will provide an additional small hydro unit for the extension of the existing Santo Antonio do Jari hydropower plant. The scope of supply includes the Kaplan-S turbine, the generator, the automation as well as the electrical and mechanical balance-of-plant-systems. The additional capacity for the power plant amounts to 3.4MW.
For the San Miguel small hydropower plant in Colombia, Voith will supply two turbines with a combined capacity of 45.8MW, the generators, protection valves, speed governors and voltage regulators, as well as the complete automation system. In addition to the supply, Voith will also be responsible for the erection and commissioning supervision services.