Austrian technology group ANDRITZ has set-up a new corporate office in New Delhi on 10th November. The new office was inaugurated by Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of Labour and Employment, Government of India in the presence of high ranking officials from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Control, National Hydroelectric Power Corporation, and other important clients. This new office will house over 200 employees from India.
ANDRITZ HYDRO has been present in India for over two decades now and has a leading position in the hydropower sector. With its two state-of-the-art manufacturing factories in Prithla, Faridabad and Mandideep, the company has set-up a consolidated position in the hydropower sector and has already commissioned important hydroelectric projects in India including Karcham Wangtoo (1,000 MW) and Teesta III (1,200 MW).
ANDRITZ has supplied and commissioned projects with over 17,000 MW in India and the neighbouring countries of Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka. Today, the company in India has become a major hub for the Austrian company and have exported equipment to over 28 countries from this location.
ANDRITZ HYDRO is a global supplier of electromechanical equipment for hydropower plants. With over 175 years of accumulated experience and more than 31,000 turbines installed, totaling approximately 430,000 megawatts output, the business area provides the complete range of products, including turbines, generators, and additional equipment of all types and sizes – “from water to wire” for small hydro applications to large hydropower plants with out-puts of more than 800 MW per turbine unit. ANDRITZ HYDRO is well positioned in the growing modernisation, refurbishment, and upgrade market for existing hydropower plants. Pumps (for water transport, irrigation of agricultural land, and applications in various industries) and turbogenerators for thermal power plants are also allocated to the business area.