New Delhi, Mar 21 (IBNS) Alstom, a global leader in the world of power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure, has been awarded a contract worth approximately E85 million ($115 million) by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), an Indian state-owned integrated power plant equipment manufacturer, to supply components for three units of 660 MW supercritical boilers of Nabinagar Power Generating Company Ltd. (NPGCL).
NPGCL is a joint venture company of NTPC Ltd. and Bihar State Electricty Board, located at Nabinagar in Bihar.
Alstom is the sole licensor of the supercritical technology of BHEL and is also collaborating with BHEL on execution of the supercritical boiler projects under the licence. This project has been awarded to BHEL as part of the NTPC Bulk 660 MW tender.
Under the scope of the contract, Alstom will co-operate with BHEL in designing the boilers and supply identified pressure parts of the 660 MW supercritical boilers, along with pulverisers and airpreheater components.