Alstom Bharat Forge Power Ltd (ABFPL) said it has received an order for supply and commissioning of three 660 MW coal-fired, supercritical turbine generator islands (TGI) worth Rs 2,251 crore from NTPC.

ABFPL is a power equipment manufacturing joint-venture between Bharat Forge and Alstom Power Holdings SA.

The order includes engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection and commissioning of the turbine islands.

The TGI is for a project at Nabinagar, Bihar, owned by Nabinagar Power Generating Co, which is a joint venture between NTPC and the Bihar State Electricity Board.

“The order strengthens the resolve of Bharat Forge’s joint venture with Alstom to contribute significantly to enable India achieve self-reliance in its energy security,” said Baba Kalyani, Chairman, ABFPL.

In April 2012, ABFPL secured an order worth Rs 1,570 crore for supply of 2x660 MW coal-fired supercritical TGI for NTPC’s project in Solapur, Maharashtra.

The Solapur and Nabinagar orders are part of NTPC’s bulk tender in 2011 in which ABFPL was the lowest bidder.

(This article was published on February 12, 2013)
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