Ecuadorian utility names supplier for small hydro project

QUITO, Ecuador 1/20/12 (PennWell) — Ecuadorian utility Empresa Electrica Quito (EEQ) has awarded a US$6.53 million contract to Ensilectric to manufacture and install electromechanical equipment for the 10-MW Victoria hydropower plant in Napo Province, sources report.

EEQ issued the tender in November 2011, which calls for the supply of two 5.1-MW Pelton turbines, two 5,900-kVA generators, governors, ball-type valves, bypass systems, a bridge crane, transformer, controls and protection, and hydromechanical equipment.

Ensilectric will now have 21 months to install the equipment.

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