Poyry wins Armenia hydropower project

Pàƒ¶yry has been awarded an engineering and consultancy contract by Energy Invest Holding for the headworks rehabilitation project at the Dzora hydropower plant in Armenia.à‚ 

The plant on the Dzoraget river has been operating since 1932. Pàƒ¶yry will prepare an inventory of the observed damages to the concrete structures and hydromechanical equipment. It will also assess the reduced operability or the expectable durability of the hydro-scheme based on a risk analysis and clarify the geological/geotechnical potential causes for the damages in view of designing proper countermeasures.à‚ 

“Delivering clean, renewable energy projects in this region further strengthens Pàƒ¶yry’s position as one of the world’s leading hydropower engineering consultancies” said Richard Pinnock, president of Pàƒ¶yry’s Energy Business Group.

Pàƒ¶yry is involved in hydropower projects with a total installed capacity of over 100 GW worldwide.

Energy Invest Holding has four hydropower assets in Armenia as well as ArevEk, the first solar power plant in Armenia. With up to 1 MW capacity it being built at the highest elevation near the Makravan district of Hrazdan city. The first phase of construction is due to be completed this year.

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