ANDRITZ to Supply Electro-Mechanical Equipment for the Robert S. Kerr Hydropower Plant, USA

26.10.2021
International technology group ANDRITZ has received a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, for the rehabilitation and upgrade of all four turbines and generators at the Robert S. Kerr hydroelectric power plant, located on the Arkansas River in Eastern Oklahoma adjacent to the town of Cowlington.
ANDRITZ to Supply Electro-Mechanical Equipment for the Robert S. Kerr Hydropower Plant, USA

Robert S. Kerr-Dam (Image source: Tamara Harding - stock.adobe.com)

The order value is close to 75 million euros. Commissioning of the first unit is expected in August 2025.

The ANDRITZ scope of supply includes the design, manufacturing, supply, transportation, erection, testing, and commissioning of four Kaplan turbine generator units with a capacity of 36.8 MW each, along with associated auxiliaries and ancillary equipment.

Once commissioned, the expected power generation will be approximately 152 GWh per year. By securing this prestigious contract, ANDRITZ has further consolidated its position as a leading player in the hydropower market in the USA.

Source: ANDRITZ AG

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