Voith awarded contract to supply pumps for Beijing’s water supply

Voith’s scope of supply includes 14 pump units with an output of 11 MW each, a delivery head of 140 m and a flow rate of 6.45 m³/s.

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(left) Mr. Zhaowen Chen, Chairman of Fujian Xiamen Pumped Storage Co., Ltd., and (right) Stephen Lewis, CEO of Voith Hydro Asia Pacific and President of Voith Hydro Shanghai Co., Ltd., signing contract

Voith 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 scope of supply includes 14 pump units with 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 $30.6m order was placed during the recent China International Import Expo in Shanghai.

Moreover, Fujian Xiamen Pumped Storage Co Ltd (Xiamen), a subsidiary of State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), has awarded Voith a contract that includes the supply of four 350 MW reversible pump turbines and generators as well as auxiliary equipment.

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Voith is a global technology group. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith today has more than 19,000 employees, sales of $4.8bn and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.