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EANS-Adhoc: ANDRITZ HYDRO receives order to supply equipment for the Batalha hydropower station, Brazil

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15.05.2009

Graz/Vienna, May 15, 2009. The consortium comprised of ANDRITZ HYDRO Brasil, ANDRITZ HYDRO Inepar, and IESA Projetos received an order to supply and install the electromechanical equipment for the Batalha hydropower station from the Brazilian federal utility, Furnas Centrais Elétricas. The order value is approximately 44 MEUR.

The scope of supply includes two Kaplan turbines (output 26.87 MW each), generators, speed governors, digital exciter systems, hydromechanical and electromechanical equipment, cranes, erection, and commissioning. The beginning of commercial operation of the first generating unit is scheduled for May 2011, the start-up of the second unit will follow one month later.

Batalha hydropower station, which is located on the São Marcos river, will supply electricity for more than 130,000 people, thus contributing to meet Brazil´s growing electricity demand.

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ANDRITZ HYDRO ANDRITZ HYDRO, a member of the ANDRITZ GROUP, is a global supplier of electromechanical systems and services (`water-to-wire´) for hydropower plants. The company is a leader in the world market for hydraulic power generation and has a top position in the growing power plant refurbishment segment. This and other press releases of ANDRITZ HYDRO are available for download on www.andritz-hydro.com.

The ANDRITZ GROUP The ANDRITZ GROUP is a global market leader for customized plants, process technologies, and services for the hydropower, pulp and paper, metals, and other industries (solid/liquid separation, feed and biofuel). The Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria and has a staff of 13,600 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ operates over 150 production sites, service and sales companies all around the world.

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Further inquiry note:
Dr. Michael Buchbauer
Head of Group Treasury, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 316 6902 2979
Fax: +43 316 6902 465
mailto:michael.buchbauer@andritz.com

Branche: Machine Manufacturing
ISIN:      AT0000730007
WKN:        632305
Index:    WBI, ATX Prime, ATX
Börsen:  Wien / official dealing



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