Gas Detection incl. Fire Detection

Power plant Burfell, Iceland


ANDRITZ Hydro is a global supplier of electromechanical systems and services (“from water-to-wire“) for hydropower plants and one of the leaders in the world market for hydraulic power generation. Andritz Hydro has awarded a contract to ACCURO Sonderlöschanlagen GmbH for the supply of a gas extinguishing system of the Burfell extension hydropower station in Iceland.

IG-100 fire extinguishing system and fire detection system:

This power plant is protected with a nitrogen gas extinguishing system (IG-100). This system protects the Generator room with 400m³, the Oil room with 208 m³ and the Governor room with 170m³. Also a fire detection system, including smoke and heat detector in a 2-line dependency are installed. An activation of the system could also be done with a push button manually.


Andritz Hydro GmbH

Execution period:

02/2018 – 10/2018

Scope of suply:

  • Engineering IG-100 fire extinguishing system and fire detection system
  • Nitrogen cylinder with 440 kg
  • Commissioning and Training

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