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EANS-News: ANDRITZ Energy & Environment receives major order to supply equipment for two coal-fired power stations in Chile

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Graz (euro adhoc) - Graz, March 22, 2012.  International technology Group
ANDRITZ has received an order from the Chilean electricity generation company
AES Gener S.A. and its subsidiary Norgener S.A. to supply two turnkey flue gas
desulphurization plants, including two fabric filters, for Tocopilla coal-fired
power plant (output 2 x 140 MW), as well as a flue gas desulphurization plant
and a fabric filter for Unit 1 (120 MW), and a bag filter plant (218 MW) for the
Ventanas coal-fired power station. The order value is close to 100 MEUR. 
Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2013.

Both plants will use the ANDRITZ Energy & Environment (AE&E) TurboSorp dry
desulphurization technology, which features operating reliability, durability,
and easy process control. The scope of supply includes design, engineering,
manufacture, installation, and start-up of the plants on EPC basis.

The many years of experience of the ANDRITZ GROUP in the successful execution of
large projects in Chile were among the decisive factors in the order award to
AE&E. This important reference order for flue gas desulphurization plants marks
ANDRITZ Energy & Environment´s entry into the growth market Chile: As a result
of new environmental protection regulations, new emission limits will apply here
for coal-fired power plants as from the end of 2013, creating the need to
retrofit flue gas desulphurization plants. 

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The ANDRITZ GROUP
International technology Group ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants,
equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry,
solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, the steel
industry, and the production of animal feed and biomass pellets. In addition,
ANDRITZ offers technologies for certain other sectors including automation,
pumps, machinery for nonwovens and plastic films, steam boiler plants, biomass
boilers and gasification plants for energy generation, flue gas cleaning plants,
plants for the production of panelboard (MDF), thermal sludge utilization, and
torrefaction plants. The publicly listed ANDRITZ GROUP is headquartered in Graz,
Austria and has a staff of approximately 16,700 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ
operates over 180 production sites as well as service and sales companies all
around the world.

ANDRITZ Energy & Environment
ANDRITZ Energy & Environment is a globally leading supplier of complete power
generation and environmental technology plants and systems. The company designs
and constructs turnkey power plants and supplies components such as steam
generators and flue gas cleaning systems. Service and modernization complete the
product portfolio.


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

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