Alstom Thermal Services business in India has secured a contract worth close to €53 million* ( Rs.3445 million) for renovation of gas turbines cit NTPC's 657 MW Jhanor Gandhar Gas Power Station Stage-l project located in Jhanor in Bharuch district, Gujarat, India. The plant was originally supplied with Alstom's GT13E1 gas turbines.
The scope of supply involves gas turbine components to be delivered till Indian port and the scope of services involves installation, testing, commissioning i conducting guarantee test of the gas turbines after replacement of the components.
While the components will be manufactured in Alstom's global state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, services shall be provided by Alstom's 'Tiermal Services business in India. The project is scheduled to be commissioned over a peiod of three years from the date of award.
"The winning of this contract is a testimony of Alstom's advanced technological capabilities and expertise in gas turbines services in India. Alstom has strorg references in this segment and is fully geared up to successfully execute this important order. Alstom is committed to provide efficient and reliable power generation technology to fuel India's economic growth and enable continuous and sustainable supply of electricity to its growing population." commented, Francois Carpentier, Vice President, Thermal and Renewable Power, Alstom India.
The gas turbines at the NTPC's Jhancr Gandhar Gas Power Station have been in operation for over 15 years and have also achieved significant number of operating hours qualifying for life extension. The gas turbine will operate for another 15 years with the same output after the replacement of its existing parts.