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EANS-News: ANDRITZ HYDRO receives order to upgrade four Kaplan turbine units at the Shardarinskaya hydropower plant, Kazakhstan

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Graz (euro adhoc) - Graz/Vienna, January 21, 2014.  International technology
Group ANDRITZ has received an order from JSC Shardarinskaya HPP, a subsidiary of
the state-owned Kazakh utility company Samruk Energy, to upgrade the
electromechanical equipment at the Shardarinskaya hydropower plant, which was
originally commissioned in 1967. The order value is 75 million euros (the order
entered into force in the fourth quarter of 2013). Completion of the upgrade is
scheduled for the second half of 2017.

ANDRITZ HYDRO will refurbish four Kaplan turbines with a runner diameter of 5.3
meters. Their output will be increased by around 20% from the current 26
megawatts to 31.5 megawatts per machine unit. The order also includes the supply
of generators and new control equipment, as well as modernization of the
auxiliary systems of the hydropower plant, which is located on the Syr-Darya
River in the southern part of Kazakhstan.

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The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and
services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking
and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and
industrial sectors. In addition, ANDRITZ offers technologies for certain other
sectors including automation, the production of animal feed and biomass pellets,
pumps, machinery for nonwovens and plastic films, steam boiler plants, biomass
boilers and gasification plants for energy generation, flue gas cleaning plants,
plants for the production of panelboards (MDF), thermal sludge utilization, and
biomass torrefaction plants. The publicly listed, international technology Group
is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of around 23,900 employees.
ANDRITZ operates over 220 production sites as well as service and sales
companies all around the world.

ANDRITZ HYDRO supplies electromechanical equipment for hydropower stations. With
over 170 years of accumulated experience and more than 30,000 turbines installed
totaling approximately 420,000 megawatts of output, the business area is one of
the world's leading system suppliers, offering the complete product portfolio,
including turbines, generators, and additional equipment of all types and sizes:
"from water to wire" for small-scale and large hydropower stations up to outputs
of more than 800 megawatts per turbine unit. ANDRITZ HYDRO is also
well-positioned in the growing maintenance, refurbishment, and upgrade market
for existing hydropower plants. Pumps (for water transport, irrigation, and
applications for various industries) and turbogenerators for thermal power
stations are also allocated to the business area.

Further inquiry note:
Oliver Pokorny
Group Treasury, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 316 6902 1332
Fax: +43 316 6902 465

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