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October 13, 2013

Voith wins new hydropower order in Norway

Voith has received €18m order to equip the Braskereidfoss power plant at the Glomma River in South Norway .

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Hydro power

Voith has received an €18m order to equip the Braskereidfoss power plant at the Glomma River in southern Norway.

The company will supply a complete generator-turbine unit with an output of 15.7MW, including all automation systems. The new unit will be built directly alongside an existing power plant and can utilise the existing infrastructures.

Along with this, Voith has also concluded extensive contracts for the hydropower stations in Austria.

The two power stations, Sohlstufe Lehen and Pernegg, will generate enough electricity to power around 58,000 households after commissioning.

The company has installed two underground Kaplan-machine sets with an output of 7.2MW each at the new hydro-electric plant Sohlstufe Lehen.

It also includes the synchro-nous generators and the complete electro-mechanical equipment.

For the run-of-river plant Pernegg an der Mur, the company has supplied three new generators, Kaplan turbines and all associated control systems for the project.

The original turbines of the hydropower plant are dated back to 1927 and were constructed by Voith in St. Polten.

During their 80 years of operation, the turbines provided more than 600,000 hours of reliable service, the company reported.


Image: The new Voith equipment at Pernegg power plant. Photo: courtesy of Voith.

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