ANDRITZ Plays Key Role in Expanding Türkiye’s Renewable Energy Infrastructure with Silvan Hydropower Plant

ANDRITZ Plays Key Role in Expanding Türkiye’s Renewable Energy Infrastructure with Silvan Hydropower Plant

(IN BRIEF) The Turkish water authority, Devlet Su İşleri (DSI), has chosen international technology group ANDRITZ to provide electro-mechanical equipment for the new 160 MW Silvan hydropower plant in Türkiye. ANDRITZ will supply turbines, generators, and associated equipment for the strategically located plant near Diyarbakir in Türkiye’s Southeast Anatolia Region, which is expected to generate 681 GWh annually, significantly contributing to Türkiye’s energy supply while reducing carbon emissions. With a longstanding presence in Türkiye and a market share of nearly 60%, ANDRITZ’s involvement underscores its commitment to advancing renewable energy in the region.

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 6-Jun-2024 — /EuropaWire/ — In a significant development for Türkiye’s energy sector, the Turkish water authority Devlet Su İşleri (DSI) has awarded a contract to international technology group ANDRITZ for the supply of electro-mechanical equipment for the upcoming 160 MW Silvan hydropower plant.

The agreement entails ANDRITZ providing four 40 MW turbines, four generators, associated hydropower plant equipment, and a 154 kV switchyard system for the Silvan project. Located strategically on the Kulp Stream near Diyarbakir in Türkiye’s Southeast Anatolia Region, the plant is poised to play a crucial role in the nation’s energy infrastructure upon completion.

With an anticipated annual electricity generation of 681 GWh, the Silvan hydropower plant is expected to make a significant impact on Türkiye’s energy supply while simultaneously reducing carbon emissions.

Frank Mette, Managing Director of ANDRITZ Hydropower Türkiye, expressed pride in the company’s involvement in the project, stating, “We are proud to be part of this important hydropower project and to contribute to the expansion of renewable power in Türkiye. This project is in line with our mission to contribute to the global transition to sustainable energy generation.”

Having been active in Türkiye for nearly a century and operating a company in Izmir, ANDRITZ has a longstanding presence in the region. The company’s track record includes supplying or rehabilitating turbines and generators with a total capacity of approximately 16,000 MW in Türkiye, constituting a market share of nearly 60%. Hydropower currently accounts for 20.7% of the country’s total installed capacity.

International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems, services, and digital solutions for a wide range of industries and end markets. Sustainability is an integral part of the company’s business strategy and corporate culture. With its extensive portfolio of sustainable products and solutions, ANDRITZ aims to make the greatest possible contribution to a sustainable future and help its customers achieve their sustainability goals. ANDRITZ is a global market leader in all four of its business areas – Pulp & Paper, Metals, Hydropower and Environment & Energy. Technological leadership and global presence are cornerstones of the group’s strategy, which is focused on long-term profitable growth. The publicly listed group has around 30,000 employees and over 280 locations in more than 80 countries.

ANDRITZ Hydropower is one of the world’s leading suppliers of electromechanical equipment and services for hydropower stations in the dynamically growing global renewable energy market. Based on 185 years of experience and a global installed capacity of 489 gigawatts, we offer innovative solutions for new and existing hydropower stations, from small to large-scale hydropower plants. State-of-the-art digital solutions, comprehensive services for the operation and maintenance of entire hydropower plants, and turbo generators for the thermal industry complete the portfolio.

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