Andritz has bagged a contract from Greenko Energy for the supply of electro-mechanical equipment for India’s largest pumped storage plant coming up at Pinnapuram in Andhra Pradesh.
The project will have a capacity of 1,200 MW. Its first unit is expected to be commissioned by 2023. The contract includes design, manufacture, supply, transportation, erection, testing and commissioning of four 240 MW units, two 120 MW reversible pump units, main inlet valves, and associated auxiliaries. Located in Kurnool district, the hydropower plant will be part of the first integrated renewable energy storage project combining electrical energy production based on solar photovoltaic, wind, and pumped storage.