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On the 13th of September this year, within the framework of the 7 Baikal Economic Forum, OAO Irkutskenergo and Voith Hydro GmbH&Co. KG (Sankt Pölten, Austria) signed a contract

On the 13th of September this year, within the framework of the 7 Baikal Economic Forum, OAO Irkutskenergo and Voith Hydro GmbH&Co. KG (Sankt Pölten, Austria) signed a contract for replacement of another six turbine rotors of Bratsk HPP. The delivery of the first turbine rotor is scheduled for September 2013. The time of delivery of the sixth one is March 2016. At the end of the year 2010, the installation of the previous six new turbine rotors of Bratsk HPP, which began in 2006, was completed (the manufacturer was OAO Power Machines). The replacement of turbine rotors allowed to raise the performance of the turbines up to 95.3%. Also, due to the project implementation, the Company became a winner of the first contest of joint projects held in 2010 within the framework of the Kyoto Protocol.

Yevgeny Fyodorov, general manager of OAO EuroSibEnergo and OAO Irkutskenergo: “OAO EuroSibEnergo pays great attention to the issues of effective modernization. Therefore, in order to raise economic efficiency of the equipment and to improve reliability and security of the plants, we made a decision to replace another six turbine rotors of Bratsk HPP. Moreover, by now, 10 of the 12 water-powered generators of Krasnoyarsk HPP have been fully upgraded, and Ust-Ilimsk and Irkutsk HPPs are undergoing the scheduled upgrading of the equipment”.

EuroSibEnergo (www.eurosib.ru) is a major private Russian energy company, owned by En+ Group. EuroSibEnergo controls 18 power plants with the total capacity of 19.5 GW, more than 15 GW of which fall at major HPPs of the Angara-Yenisei cascade (Krasnoyarsk, Bratsk, Ust-Ilimsk, Irkutsk HPPs), and also coal fields with reserves of 1.2 billion tons, retail and engineering companies. In 2010, OAO EuroSibEnergo electric power plants produced 87 billion kWh of electric power, which is 9% of the overall electricity production in Russia.

Voith Hydro GmbH & Co.KG is a global leader in design and construction of hydro power plants, offering integrated solutions for the installation of “turnkey” hydro-mechanical equipment, turbine and generator equipment, auxiliary mechanical and electrical systems, management systems, services of upgrade and modification; the company independently produces all the primary equipment for hydroelectric power plants.

Пресс-служба ОАО «ЕвроСибЭнерго»

September 13, 2011
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