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Alstom T&D India will supply transformers for NTPCs Supercritical Nabinagar Power Project

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Alstom T&D India will supply a power transformer package for Nabinagar Power Generating Company Limited's (NPGCL[1]) Super Thermal Power Project located in Bihar in India. The project is part of a bulk tender which has been set up to accelerate the pace of thermal capacity addition in the country.

This order, worth approximately INR 1055 million (14 million), covers the design, engineering, manufacture, supply, testing, erection and commissioning of generator transformers and associated  power transformers and shunt reactor. All equipment will be manufactured by Alstom T&D Indias transformer manufacturing and testing facility in Naini (Uttar Pradesh).

Commenting on the contract, Rathin Basu, Managing Director, Alstom T&D India said, As a pioneer in the field of power transformers, our expertise extends through all levels, from generation to transmission (including HVDC systems) and all kinds of special industrial and railway applications. With strong references, Alstom T&D India has a wide range of short circuit test compliant generator transformers and associated Power Transformers designed specifically for Super Critical Power Projects.

The Nabingar power transformer package is due to be delivered by October 2017. 

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Alstom is a global leader in the world of power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides turnkey integrated power plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy sources, including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind, and it offers a wide range of solutions for power transmission, with a focus on smart grids. The Group employs 93,000 people in around 100 countries. It had sales of over 20 billion and booked close to 24 billion in orders in 2012/13. 

Alstom T&D India (globally known as Alstom Grid), is a market leader in the Indian power transmission sector. It has over 100 years of expertise in building the transmission infrastructure for the country. Alstom has a strong portfolio of products, solutions and services, comprising the entire range of transmission equipment up to Extra and Ultra High Voltages (765 kV and beyond) including air-insulated switchgear (AIS) and locally manufactured power transformers and gas-insulated switchgear (GIS). It also provides power electronics solutions (HVDC, FACTS) to create super highways and offers highly advanced power management Smart Grid solutions for transmission and distribution including renewable energies integration. With over 3,500 employees and eight world class manufacturing units, Alstom T&D India is future ready to support the rapidly evolving transmission sector in India. 

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[1] NPGCL is a joint venture between NTPC and the Bihar State Electricity Board.