Alstom Bharat Forge Power, the joint venture company between GE and Bharat Forge Ltd, has signed a contract worth $219 million approximately with NTPC . The company will supply two units of 800 MW ultra-supercritical steam turbine generator islands, on engineering procurement and construction basis, along with related civil work for the Telangana Super Thermal Power Project Phase-1 near Ramagundam, Karimnagar district of TelanganaState, India .
Total power demand from the southern region is about 34,000 MW. The 800 MW steam turbine generator island for the power plant will be the first with ultra-supercritical parameters and will help in meeting ever increasing power demand of southern states by adding a much needed 1600 MW to the power grid. Under the scope of the contract, ABFPPL will manufacture and supply two units of 800 MW steam turbine generator islands along with associated civil work. The equipment for the project will be manufactured majorly at ABFPL’s manufacturing facility at Sanand in Gujarat.