Alstom to supply components to BHEL for Neyveli New Thermal Power Project
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Alstom has been awarded a contract worth close to 125 million1 by BHEL to supply components and services for 2X500 MW Neyveli New Thermal Power Project (NNTPP) located at Neyveli in the state of Tamil Nadu in India.
Under the scope of the contract, Alstom will co-operate with BHEL in conceptualising, designing, engineering and supplying two tower boilers, the complete lignite milling and firing equipment, and critical components. It will be engineered and manufactured in Alstoms world class facilities in Stuttgart (Germany) as well as in Durgapur and Shahabad (India).
Andreas Lusch, Senior Vice President of Alstoms Steam business, said: The Neyveli project will showcase the leading combustion technologies of Alstom with difficult fuels such as lignite, which we believe has an important part to play in the Indian energy landscape. Our extensive local manufacturing footprint and resource capability will be mobilised along with BHEL teams to make the project a success.
The 1000 MW greenfield Neyveli New Thermal Power Project (NNTPP), being developed by Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited, will be the first lignitefired 2X500 MW power plant in the country and major source of power to the southern states.
Sapna Lalwani (Alstom Thermal Power) Tel: +41 56 55 63342
Aparna Srivastava (Alstom India) Tel: +91 120 473 2535 / +91 956 064 6622 firstname.lastname@example.org
1 The contract was booked in Q3 of current fiscal year