Alstom group bags Rs 265- cr order from Lanco Infratech

lancoALSTOM Projects India Limited (APIL) on Friday announced that it has won a Rs265-crore contract from Lanco Infratech Limited to install a new power plant on the TeestaRiver in Sikkim.

As per the contract, Alstom will supply 4 x 125 MW Francis turbines and generators, as well as the main inlet valves and control and protection systems.

The contract also includes design, engineering, erection, testing and commissioning.

The order will be fully executed by Alstom's hydro facility in Vadodara, India, with the project scheduled for completion by 2013.

The electricity output of this new 500 MW plant will be connected to the country's power grid.

Speaking on this, Emmanuel Colombier (MD & Vice Chairman, APIL) said, ''We are extremely proud to have received this prestigious order; which will help to meet the growing power demand in the country. This order consolidates Alstom's leadership position in India's Hydro sector; as we display our prowess of executing the full project locally''.

ALSTOM Projects India Ltd (APIL) is a majority owned subsidiary company of Alstom SA France - the global leader in power generation and rail infrastructure.

The company provides a variety of products and services for power generation and transport sectors in India, as well as supplies tailor-made solutions for specific needs.