ANDRITZ Supplies Electro- and Hydro-Mechanical Equipment to Malaysia

International technology group ANDRITZ – as part of a consortium – has signed a contract with TNBPG Hydro Nenggiri Sdn. Bhd. (a wholly owned subsidiary of TNB Power Generation Sdn Bhd.) to supply the complete electro- and hydro-mechanical equipment for the new Nenggiri Hydroelectric Project in Kelantan, the northeastern state of the Malay Peninsula.
ANDRITZ Supplies Electro- and Hydro-Mechanical Equipment to Malaysia

ANDRITZ to supply complete electro- and hydro-mechanical equipment for the Nenggiri hydropower station, Malaysia. (Image source: Andritz AG)

Commissioning is scheduled for the middle of 2026. The contract value for ANDRITZ is more than 100 million euros.

The scope of supply of the consortium includes two Francis turbine generating units including complete mechanical and electrical balance of plant and hydro-mechanical equipment as well as the high voltage switchyard.

Once completed, the Nenggiri Hydroelectric Project will provide 300 MW of peak load coverage to significantly stabilize the national power grid. Flood mitigation benefits for the downstream areas are another important target of the hydropower station.

The Nenggiri Hydroelectric Project is one of several government-approved projects to meet the growing energy demand of Malaysia and to increase the share of renewable energy in its energy mix to 40 percent by 2035.


More articles on this topic

Oliver Krischer Visits Wilo’s H2POWERPLANT

14.02.2024 -

The Minister of the Environment, Nature and Transport of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Oliver Krischer, visited the Wilopark in Dortmund. While speaking with the President and CEO of the Wilo Group, Oliver Hermes, Krischer learnt about the H2POWERPLANT, which is used at Wilo’s headquarters.

Read more

Voith Equips 2 GW Hydropower Plant in Angola

22.12.2023 -

Technology group Voith is set to supply equipment for the large-scale hydropower plant Caculo Cabaça in Angola, West Africa. The order comprises all electrical and mechanical equipment, including the installation of four Francis turbines with an output of 530 MW each, an additional Francis turbine with an output of 52 MW, generators, control and auxiliary systems and a customized training concept.

Read more

Sulzer Pump Retrofit Secures Flare Knockout Pump Reliability

21.11.2023 -

To ensure the profitability of offshore oil and gas extraction, operators require equipment to perform reliably throughout long periods between maintenance intervals. When an international oil company (IOC) was experiencing short mean time between failures (MTBF) for its liquified petroleum flare knockout vessel pumps on an offshore platform in Malaysia, the business approached Sulzer for a pump retrofit to safeguard uptime.

Read more