Alstom wins Indian thermal power plant contract

Alstom has won a $116m contract to supply and install two 800 MW supercritical boilers at the Darlipalli coal-fired power plant in Odisha, East India.

The contract, awarded by state-owned BHEL forms part of NTPC's bulk tender for sourcing supercritical (energy efficient) equipment and aims to improve efficiency, flexibility and reduce emissions at the plant.
Darlipali power plant
Alstom (Euronext: ALO) - the sole licensor for BHEL supercritical technology - will design the 800 MW supercritical boilers and supply identified pressure parts along with windboxes, pulverizers and airpreheater components, according to a company statement.

It will also assist BHEL with technical advisors during the erection and commissioning of the units.

The components will be manufactured at Alstom's facilities in Concordia and Wellsville, USA, as well as in Durgapur and Shahabad in India. The units are expected to be commissioned starting in 2017.

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