Voith signed the pump contract during the recent China International Import Expo in Shanghai.
Voith signed the pump contract during the recent China International Import Expo in Shanghai.

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 €27 million order was placed during the recent China International Import Expo in Shanghai.

Meanwhile 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.