Alstom wins contract for Tysso 2 hydropower plant equipment

Tysso 2 Hydropower Plant

Norwegian utility Statkraft has awarded a contract to Alstom to supply a new control systems and balance-of-plant equipment for the 180-MW Tysso 2 hydropower plant.

Located on Lake Ringedalsvann in the southwestern part of the country, Tysso 2 was built and commissioned with Alstom-manufactured equipment in 1967.

Alstom (LSE: ALO) will now provide control systems, station transformers, local distribution systems, circuit breakers and 72 kV cabling for Tysso 2's pair of turbine units. The company said work on the first unit with be completed in 2016 and the second unit in 2017.

"We are proud to reconfirm our good relationship with our customer Statkraft," said Eric Staurset, president of Alstom's Norwegian branch. "This project endorses our strategy to support customers with full services and retrofits offering to secure operational reliability and to optimize their asset management throughout the plant's lifespan."

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