The Ialy hydropower plant in Vietnam to scale up with electro-mechanical equipment and technical services from Austrian group ANDRITZ

 Signing ceremony for Ialy hydropower plant extension project, with representatives from EVN and ANDRITZ in June 2022 © ANDRITZ

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 7-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, Austria-based international technology group active in the supplies of plants, has announced it will deliver complete electro-mechanical equipment and technical services for the Ialy hydropower plant extension project located in Sa Thay district, Kon Tum province, and Chu Pah district, Gia Lai province, in Vietnam. The delivery is part of a contract with Vietnam Electricity (EVN), a leading economic group in the energy sector in Vietnam.

With the installation of the expansion, the total installed capacity of the Ialy hydropower plant will be increased by more than 30 % to 1,080 MW. The project is expected to be completed in 2025.

The ANDRITZ scope of supply consists of two 180 MW Francis turbine units, two 211 MVA synchronous generators, control and protection systems, as well as additional auxiliary equipment and associated technical services. The work will be undertaken jointly by an international ANDRITZ team from India, Austria, and Germany.

After completion, the Ialy hydropower plant extension will have an annual electricity output of about 233 GWh and provide more than 70,000 local households additionally with clean and sustainable electrical energy as well significantly contributing towards balancing the grid at regional level and stabilizing operation.

Electromechanical equipment to produce renewable energy from hydropower is part of ANDRITZ’s comprehensive product portfolio of sustainable solutions that help customers achieve their own sustainability goals in terms of climate and environmental protection.

By securing this prestigious contract, ANDRITZ confirms its leading position as a preferred “from water-to-wire” technology provider in the Vietnamese hydropower market.

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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. ANDRITZ is a global market leader in all four of its business areas – Pulp & Paper, Metals, Hydro, and Separation. Technological leadership, global presence and sustainability are the cornerstones of the group’s strategy, which is focused on long-term profitable growth. The publicly listed group has around 27,400 employees and over 280 locations in more than 40 countries.

ANDRITZ Hydro is one of the globally leading suppliers of electromechanical equipment and services for hydropower plants. With over 180 years of experience and an installed fleet of more than 470 GW output, the business area provides complete solutions for hydropower plants of all sizes as well as services for plant diagnosis, refurbishment, modernization and upgrade of existing hydropower assets. Pumps for irrigation, water supply and flood control as well as turbo generators are also part of this business area’s portfolio.

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