Alstom to build Indian power plant

Alstom announced today that it has been awarded an order worth 110 million Euros to build a 228 MW turnkey combined-cycle power plant India.

Alstom has been awarded an order valued at around 110 million Euros to build a 228 MW turnkey combined-cycle power plant for GVK Industries Ltd in India.

The plant will be located near the village of Jegurupadu in the State of Andra Pradesh in Eastern India. Construction of the plant commenced in mid-January 2004 and it is scheduled to enter commercial operation in November 2005.

Alstom built the Jegurupadu Phase I combined-cycle power plant in the middle of the 1990’s based on GT8C2 technology with a total output of 235 MW. This plant was India’s first independent power plant (IPP) to go on-stream.

For the Jegurupadu Phase II, Alstom’s scope of supply includes a GT13E2 gas turbine with a heat recovery steam generator, steam turbine generator, water – steam cycle equipment and electro-mechanical auxiliaries. Alstom will also supply the civil works, erection, commissioning and testing of the power plant.

On the web