ANDRITZ to modernize the Jebba hydropower plant in Nigeria
30 million euros contract
Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited has awarded the contract for the modernization of at Jebba hydroelectric power plant on the Niger River to the company ANDRITZ. Due to a fire incident in 2009, one out of the six propeller turbines was destroyed. The contract has a value of more than 30 million euros and commissioning is planned for beginning of 2024.
The supply will be for the entire electro-mechanical and hydro-mechanical equipment including a 96.4 MW turbine, a 103 MVA generator, transformer, outdoor switchyard and accessory equipment, as well as the intake gate. The new equipment will repower the plant, boost the energy production of Nigeria and provide much needed energy to the people of the country.
ANDRITZ Hydro is one of the globally leading suppliers of electromechanical equipment and services for hydropower plants. For more information, please follow the link.