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ANDRITZ HYDRO to supply electromechanical
equipment for Lauca hydropower plant, Angola

11. March 2014

Graz, February 26, 2014. International technology Group ANDRITZ is to supply the electromechanical
equipment for the new Lauca hydropower plant, Angola, via Construtora Norberto Odebrecht to GAMEK (Gabinete de Aproveitamento do Medio Kwanza), a part of the Angolan power corporation ENE (Empresa Nacional de Electricidade). 

The order value for comparable deliveries lies in the lower three-digit million eurorange; the order will enter into force in the course of 2014 upon fulfillment of all administrative requirements.

Commissioning is scheduled for the end of 2017.

The hydropower station planned on the Kwanza River will comprise two power houses for which the
ANDRITZ HYDRO deliveries will include six Francis turbines, each with an output of 340 megawatts, as well as generators and additional equipment. Lauca will supply a total output of 2,067 megawatts, providing clean energy from hydropower for 750,000 people.

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