ENGIE Brasil Energia awarded ANDRITZ a contract for the modernization of the Brazilian Jaguara hydropower plant.
Located in Rifaina, State of Sao Paulo, the 424 MW hydropower plant is an important asset of ENGIE’s hydro generation fleet. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2028.
The ANDRITZ scope of supply includes the modernization of the four Francis turbine generator units with a capacity of 106 MW each, governors, the excitation system, the automation system, and all related auxiliary systems. The contract will be executed by ANDRITZ Hydro Brazil.
The project aims at the extension of asset lifetime and its performance improvement.