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Home News Power Sector News Alstom wins 55 Cr contract for 76 MW Phatabyung Hydro Electric Project

Alstom wins 55 Cr contract for 76 MW Phatabyung Hydro Electric Project

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AlstomPower generation equipment manufacturer Alstom said it has won a contract worth approximately Rs 55 core from Lanco Infratech Limited to install a new hydro power plant in Uttarakhand. The 76 MW Phatabyung Hydro Electric Project in Uttarakhand will be set up on the bank of the Mandakini, a tributary of the Alaknanda, one of the two headstreams of the Ganga.Lanco Infratech had last year awarded a contract for the Teesta VI project to Alstom.

A press release from the company said the plant's electricity output would be connected to the country's power grid.

According to it, the order entails end-to-end manufacturing of equipment at Alstom Hydro's Vadodara facility in Gujarat, one of the company's largest hydro equipment manufacturing hubs worldwide.

Within the scope of this turnkey contract, Alstom Hydro will supply 2 x 38 MW Francis turbines and generators as well as the main inlet valves and control and protection systems.

"We are proud to have been awarded this contract while strengthening our relations with Lanco Infratech Limited. This additional order shows Alstom's capabilities in hydro business in India thanks to our state-of-the-art local manufacturing facility in Gujarat," Mr Francois Carpentier, Managing Director & Vice Chairman, Alstom Projects India Limited (APIL), said.

Among the hydropower plants Alstom is currently installing in India are Teesta VI (4 x 125 MW Francis turbines and generators), Lower Jurala (6 x 40 MW Bulb turbines & generators), Chamera (3 x 77 MW Francis turbines and generators), Uri-II (4 x 60 MW Francis turbines), Chuzachen (2 x 55 MW Francis turbines and generators), Jorethang (2x50 MW Francis turbines and generators) and Subansiri (8 x 250 MW Francis turbines and generators).

APIL is a majority-owned subsidiary company of Alstom SA France, a world leader in power generation and rail infrastructure.

Source- Economic Times


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