Ukraine utility OJSC UkrHydroEnergo has named AREVA T&D SA of Italy to supply high-voltage disconnector switches for seven hydroelectric projects.
Under the 3.2 million euro (US$4.7 million) contract, AREVA is to supply high-voltage disconnector switches for the 444-MW Kaniv, 361-MW Kyiv (or Kiev), 225-MW Kyiv Pumped-Storage, 686-MW Kremenchuk, 351-MW Kakhovka, 651-MW Dnipro 1, and 661-MW Dnipro 2 hydropower projects. The contract duration is four years.
AREVA was chosen from among three bidders for the work. (HNN 9/27/07)
With World Bank funding, the government of the Ukraine is carrying out a hydropower rehabilitation program to improve operational stability and reliability of hydroelectric plants. UkrHydroEnergo recently awarded a contract to supply power meters for a metering system for its hydroelectric plants. (HNN 7/14/08)