NEW DELHI: Alstom Bharat Forge Power Ltd, a joint venture between Alstom and Bharat Forge, has secured an order worth about Rs 1,570 crore from NTPC for supply of two units of 660-mw supercritical turbine generators at a plant in Solapur, Maharashtra.
Alstom’s share of the contract amounts to about Rs 785 crore and will be booked in April 2012, the company said in an official statement.
Alstom Bharat Forge Power had emerged as the lowest bidder in NTPC’s bulk tender for supply of 11 units of 660 mw super critical turbine generator islands. It expectes to secure an additional order for three units of 660-mw from Nabinagar Power Generating Co Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between NTPC and Bihar State Electricity Board.
Scope of the contract involves engineering, manufacturing, supply, and commissioning of five of 660 mw supercritical units.
“This contract supports the start of the Alstom-Bharat Forge Joint Venture and reinforces Alstom’s presence in India’s market for supercritical steam turbine generators,” the statement said.
Construction at Alstom Bharat Forge Power’s new manufacturing facility at Mundra, Gujarat is on-going and the factory will start its operations in 2013, it said.