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Issue 154 - 09 Jan 2009 | 7 minute read

Austria’s Andritz VA Tech Hydro announced in mid-December that it had received a contract valued at more than 40m ($54m) from AES Sonel for refurbishment of the 263MW Edea and 396MW Songloulou hydropower projects on the Sanaga River. The hydropower equipment supplier said it would replace turbine-generators of units 1, 2, and 3 at Edea I. The three units were supplied and installed by the Austrian company between 1949 and 1955 and will each be upgraded from 35.3 MW to 49.2 MW.

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