Technology and Equipment

Vattenfall awards equipment contract for 114-MW Langbjorn

Vattenfall AB Vattenkraft has awarded a contract for replacement of hydraulic equipment for intake gates of the 114-MW Langbjorn hydroelectric plant on Sweden’s Angermanalven River.

ElektroSandberg AB of Sweden was chosen for the work from among three bidders. (HNN 11/13/06) Vattenfall sought refurbishment of intake gates and gate operating equipment for turbine-generator Units G1 and G2 to be carried out though December 2007.

Vattenfall AB Vattenkraft awarded a contract in 2006 to VG Power AB of Sweden to refurbish generators G1 and G2 at Langbjorn. It also has awarded contracts to NCC Construction Sverige AB to perform rehabilitation construction and to VA Tech EBG Transformatoren GmbH &Co. to supply a replacement transformer.