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Alstom bags Rs 530-cr contract from BHEL

Last Updated: Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 16:40

New Delhi: Alstom on Wednesday said it has bagged a Rs 530-crore contract from state-run BHEL for supplying equipment.

"Alstom has been awarded a contract worth Rs 530 crore (approx USD 100 million) by BHEL, to supply components and services for the 660 MW supercritical boilers at NTPC sites of two units located in Mouda, Maharashtra," the company said in a statement.

These 660-MW supercritical power boilers were awarded to BHEL as part of the NTPC Bulk 660 MW tender, it added.

Alstom is the licensor of the supercritical technology of BHEL and is also collaborating with BHEL on execution of the supercritical boiler projects under the Licence and Business Cooperation Agreements the statement said.

Under the scope of the contracts, Alstom will cooperate with BHEL in designing the boilers and supply parts of the 660 MW supercritical boilers.

It will also assist BHEL with technical advisers during the erection and commissioning of the units, it said.

Key components will be manufactured from Alstom's manufacturing facilities in Wellsville and Concordia in the USA and in Durgapur and Shahabad in India.

The units are expected to be commissioned in 2016.

"We are proud to be offering our efficient solutions to support India's quest for clean energy," Francois Carpentier, Vice President, Thermal and Renewable Power, Alstom India, said.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 16:40
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