Andritz got a multi-million contract for the largest pumped storage plant in the World

A frame from the video by Chinese bridge (which owns the rights) explaining the structure of the Fengning plant

A frame from the video by Chinese bridge (which owns the rights) explaining the structure of the Fengning plant

Andritz has received a contract from the state-owned Chinese energy utility company Fengning Pump Storage to supply two variable speed pump turbines for the new Fengning pumped storage power plant in Hebei Province, China. The contract value amounts to just under € 70 million, and completion of the project is scheduled for 2021.
The Andritz scope of supply includes two pump turbine motor generators with a nominal capacity of 330 MVA in generator mode and of 345 MVA in pump mode. Additionally, AC-excitation, governor, as well as protection and computer control systems will be supplied.
The $1.87 billion-worth Fengning pumped storage plant will be the largest plant ion the World, equipped with 12 pump turbine units, each one having 300 MW of power, in one cavern.
For Andritz, this order means a re-entry into the Chinese pumped storage market, and it is also the first order to be awarded worldwide for supply of variable speed pump turbine units to China.