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17.06.2015 11:13
Bulgaria’s CERB Overhauls the Biggest Hydro Power Station in Albania
CERB is repairing three transformers as contractor of Austria’s Andritz Hydro

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Bulgarian company Centralna Energoremontna Baza (CERB) announced that it has embarked on a project for overhaul of Albania’s biggest hydropower plant – the Koman HPP. The project is worth BGN 1 million (about EUR 500,000) and was commissioned by the Albanian state-owned electricity company KESH.

CERB is participating as contractor of Austria’s Andritz Hydro, thus carrying out an overhaul of a total of three transformers. This includes replacing the cooling system of the transformers, processing of transformer oil, paintjob and cleaning. The transformers have not been subjected to repairs since they were produced in 1984. CERB said that the overhaul would not only spare to KESH the EUR 3 million it would have paid for replacing the transformers, but also decrease greatly the risk of failure which occurs with the lack of proper maintenance.

TAGS: CERB | Bulgaria | energy | Albania | contract | maintenance | repair | KESH | Koman | HPP | hydro power | hydro | Andritz Hydro 

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