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Italy’s Franco Tosi Meccanica to modernize Nicaraguan hydroelectric plants

Wednesday, December 8, 2010


Italian turbine designer and manufacturer Franco Tosi Meccanica has been awarded a $53 million contract to rehabilitate Nicaragua’s two 50-megawatt hydroelectric power stations – Santa Barbara and Centroamerica.

Franco Tosi will not only be responsible for the modernization of the turbines, but also the rehabilitation of the generators, the automation and control electric systems.

 The customer is Empresa Nicaraguense de Electricidad, the country’s state-owned power generator.

Original source: Power-Gen Worldwide