Voith Signs Pump Contract With Beijing
28 November 2018
Voith has announced that it has signed a contract with China’s Shanxi Yellow River Water Industry Corporation, to supply and install 19 large-scale pumps and accessories for the Wan Jia Zhai project in Beijing.
Voith’s contract states that 14 of the pump units have an output of 11 MW each, a delivery head of 140 m and a flow rate of 6.45 m³/s. The Voith deal also includes the supply of five smaller pump units with an output of 6 MW each, a delivery head of 76 m and a flow rate of 6.45 m³/s.
The pumps are needed to expand Beijing’s existing water supply network. The €27 million order was placed during the recent China International Import Expo in Shanghai.
Fujian Xiamen Pumped Storage Co Ltd (Xiamen), a subsidiary of State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), has also awarded Voith with a contract that includes the supply of four 350 MW reversible pump turbines and generators as well as auxiliary equipment.
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