GE Renewable Energy has been awarded two service contracts. The first was signed with Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) for the modernization projects of Tri An Hydro Power Plant in Vietnam. The second was signed with Yalong River Hydro Development Company, Ltd. for Ertan Hydro Power Plant in China. Both contracts will be managed from GE’s facility in Tianjin, China.
Tri An Hydropower Plant is located on the Dong Nai River, 100km from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. GE’s Hydro industrial site in Tianjin will be responsible for replacing its control system, governing system, excitation, and BOP. The scope of the service contract covers equipment design, manufacturing, installation, commissioning, and trial run. The new digital control system will offer Electricity of Vietnam a more flexible and efficient solution to help increase plant efficiency.
Ertan Hydropower plant is located on the YaLong River in China, and is the largest hydropower project put into service in the country during the 20th century. The scope of the contract covers design, manufacture, onsite assembly and testing, and installation and commissioning of related equipment.