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21 November 2012

Sulzer Pumps Reinforces its Position in the Concentrated Solar Power Markets

Sulzer Pumps has been selected in 2012 for the supply of pumping solutions for several Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects in Spain and India.

The scope of supply for the orders includes the design, manufacture and installation of cooling water pumps, feed water pumps, condensate extraction pumps and auxiliary pump packages. The pumps will be manufactured and packaged from Sulzer’s global manufacturing network and will be installed in 2013 and 2014.

The wide product portfolio offering of Sulzer Pumps for both the solar island and turbine island has helped contribute to these successes. The orders in India, has resulted in a significant increase of pump market share of the CSP projects that were decided and announced in the first phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM). The JNNSM policy involves photovoltaic and CSP projects to provide electricity to support the rapidly growing Indian economy.

Sulzer Pumps is an active player in global CSP and these recent orders in Spain and in India further reinforce its position and commitment as a major supplier to the global CSP market. Globally, Sulzer Pumps has supplied more than 550 pumps for central tower, parabolic trough, linear Fresnel and hybrid integrated solar combine cycle applications since 1985.

Sulzer Pumps provides complete system solutions with state-of-the-art technologies. The power generation industry demands clean, sustainable energy from renewable sources as global energy security becomes uncertain. The company combines expertise in renewable, fossil, and nuclear power to develop and tailor pumps to meet the unique demands of concentrated solar power, geothermal, biomass, and pumped storage.

Lower volumes triggered targeted measures to adjust the capacity of the company. Sulzer is adapting its manufacturing footprint, and has streamlined its manufacturing capacities in...
Worldwide, countries have made commitments to significantly increase their share of electricity generated from renewable sources by 2020.
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