Alstom on 18 December 2013 bagged a contract of 125 million euro (over 1000 crore rupees) from the Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL). The contract is to supply components and services for the 1000 MW Neyveli New Thermal Power Project (NNTPP) of Neyveli Lignite Corporation located in Tamil Nadu.
The Alstom as per the scope of the contract will co-operate with BHEL in conceptualising, designing, engineering and supplying two tower boilers, the complete lignite milling and firing equipment, and critical components. The equipment will be engineered and manufactured at the facility of Alstom in Stuttgart (Germany) as well as in India at the Durgapur and Shahabad facilities.
The 1000 MW greenfield Neyveli New Thermal Power Project (NNTPP), being developed by Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited, will be the first lignite–fired 2X500 MW power plant in the country and major source of power to the southern states.
Alstom is a global leader in the world of power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure. It has set a benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies.
Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world. It also provides turnkey integrated power plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy sources, including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind. It also offers a wide range of solutions for power transmission, with a focus on smart grids.
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