Alstom’s share of the contract amounts to approximately €125 million and will be booked in April 2012.
The Alstom Bharat Forge Power Ltd. had emerged as the lowest bidder in NTPC's bulk tender for supply of 11 units of 660 MW super critical Turbine Generator islands. As per the tender conditions, ABFPL is also expected to get awarded an additional order for three units of 660 MW for the Nabinagar site from Nabinagar Power Generating Co. Pvt Ltd , a JV between NTPC and Bihar State Electricity Board.
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The Alstom Bharat Forge Power’s scope of work involves engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection and commissioning of five of a total of eleven 660 MW supercritical units.
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“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”, Alstom said in a statement.
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.