(February 2020). Within the framework of an expansion process and search for new markets carried out by IMPSA, the Argentine technology company is participating in the tender of the Egyptian companies Arab Contracting Company and Elsewedy Electric for the equipment of the most important hydroelectric power station on the African continent, which includes the design and manufacture of 9 Francis turbines of 234 MW of power with their respective generators and butterfly valves.
As part of this process, a delegation of 18 specialists from Tanzania and Egypt visited the Technological Development Center that IMPSA has in Mendoza with the aim of knowing its installed capacity, evaluating its work processes and analyzing the company’s technological advances.
Regarding the visit, Eng. Juan Carlos Fernández, CEO of IMPSA, commented: “This type of project is a great opportunity with which we will seek to export our technology to the world again. We know what this new government is looking for from companies such as IMPSA. Throughout 2020, we will continue to work in search of new challenges in Latin America, Asia and Africa because we continue to bet on the reactivation of the national industry, promoting employment and the generation of foreign exchange. ”
IMPSA is a world leader in the field of renewable energy with more than 50,000 MW of installed power and a presence in more than 40 countries. It is the only company in Latin America with ASME N certification for the design and manufacture of class 1 nuclear components. Among its most emblematic projects are Bakun, the world’s most efficient Hydroelectric Power Plant located in Malaysia, and the manufacture of the turbine most efficient in the world for the repowering of the Yacyretá Hydroelectric Power Plant.
Regarding Argentina, IMPSA has several projects underway, such as the rehabilitation of Yacyretá’s turbines, the El Tambolar hydroelectric plant, the CAREM nuclear reactor and others linked to Oil & Gas for YPF