th hydro wins hydro power contracts from Russian firms
Voith hydro has secured two orders worth EUR46m from Russian companies Irkutskenergo and Rushydro.
The company will manufacture six new Francis runners and related equipment in its workshop in St. Poelten, Austria for the Bratsk hydropower station in Eastern Siberia.
The first runner is to be installed on-site in 2013, with the other five runners delivered at half-year intervals.
The new runners will have a diameter of 6m and a rated capacity of 255MW each.
With an installed capacity of 4500MW, the power station provides the city of Bratsk and its large aluminum foundry with electricity.
Voith has also signed a contract with the existing customer RusHydro for two Kaplan runners and turbine governors including related equipment for Miatlinskaya power station in Southern Russia.
The new runners will have a diameter of 6m and a rated capacity of 145MW each.
Miatlinskaya power station at the Sulak River in Dagestan has a capacity of 220MW