New Delhi: French firm Alstom on Wednesday said its Indian arm has bagged a nearly Rs 344 crore contract from NTPC for the renovation of its Jhanor Gandhar gas-based power station in Gujarat.
"Alstom thermal services business in India has secured a contract worth close to Rs 344 crore for renovation of gas turbines at NTPC's 657 MW Jhanor Gandhar Gas Power Station in Gujarat," the company said in a statement.
The scope of supply involves gas turbine components to be delivered till the Indian port and the scope of services involves installation, testing, commissioning and conducting guarantee test of the gas turbines after replacement of the components.
The components will be manufactured in Alstom's global manufacturing facilities, and services shall be provided by Alstom's thermal services business in India, it said.
The project is scheduled to be commissioned over a period of three years from the date of award, the statement added.
"Alstom is committed to provide efficient and reliable power generation technology to fuel India's economic growth and enable continuous and sustainable supply of electricity to its growing population," Francois Carpentier, Vice President, Thermal and Renewable Power, Alstom India said.
The gas turbines at the NTPC's Jhanor Gandhar station have been in operation for over 15 years and would operate for another 15 years with the same output after the replacement of its existing parts.
First Published: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 17:44