Alstom in $201m Indian coal joint venture

Alstom Bharat Forge Power Ltd. (ABFPL), the joint venture company between Alstom (Euronext: ALO) and Bharat Forge, has secured an order worth over $201m for the supply to NTPC Limited of two units of 660 MW supercritical coal “turbine islands” in Solapur located in the state of Maharashtra in India.

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 (NPGCPL), a JV between NTPC and Bihar State Electricity Board (BSEB).

ABFPL’s scope of work involves engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection and commissioning of five of a total of eleven 660 MW supercritical units.

The 7300 MW tender is the biggest ever initiated by the Indian government.

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