ANDRITZ to undertake the hydromechanical and electromechanical works for Upper Trishuli 1 hydro project, Nepal

International technology group ANDRITZ received an order from Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction Co. Ltd., for the complete hydro-mechanical and electrommechanical works of the Upper Trishuli-1 run-of-the-river hydropower plant (216 MW) located on Trishuli river in the Rasuwa district in Nepal. The project owner is Nepal Water & Energy Development Company Pvt. Ltd., while Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction Co. Ltd., Korea is the EPC contractor for this prestigious project.

The scope under the hydro-mechanical works includes design, engineering, manufacturing, transportation, installation, testing and commissioning of radial gates, vertical gates, hoists, stoplogs and penstocks. The electro-mechanical works scope consists of basic and detailed design, turbine and generator components, complete electrical power systems, balance of plant and automation, installation and commission of these equipment. The project will be completed under a time schedule of 60 months from contract effectiveness.

The works will be undertaken by ANDRITZ’s Indian subsidiary with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Mandideep (near Bhopal) and Prithla (near Faridabad). This contract will be the first large sized project for ANDRITZ with complete hydromechanical works along with electro-mechanical scope in Nepal, the first being the supply of complete electro-mechanical works for Nepal’s largest state-owned project namely Upper Tamakoshi HEP, which was awarded in 2012.

The Upper Trishuli-1 project is expected to generate up to 1,456 GWh of electricity a year and increase the country’s total power generation by 20%.

By securing this prestigious contract, ANDRITZ continues to retain its leading position as a preferred water-to-wire technology provider in the hydropower market in Nepal.


Dr. Michael Buchbauer
Head of Corporate Communications

DI Alexander Schwab
Senior Vice President Market Management & Corporate Communications


International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems and services for the pulp and paper industry, the hydropower sector, the metals processing and forming industry, pumps, solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, as well as animal feed and biomass pelleting. The global product and service portfolio is rounded off with plants for power generation, recycling, the production of nonwovens and panelboard, as well as automation and digital solutions offered under the brand name of Metris. The publicly listed group today has around 28,400 employees and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries.


ANDRITZ Hydro is one of the globally leading suppliers of electromechanical equipment and services for hydropower plants. With over 175 years of experience and an installed fleet of more than 430 GW output, the business area provides complete solutions for hydropower plants of all sizes as well as services for plant diagnosis, refurbishment, modernization and upgrade of existing hydropower assets. Pumps for irrigation, water supply and flood control as well as turbo generators are also part of this business area’s portfolio.



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