ANDRITZ wins over €50m equipment contract

29 June 2020

Austria-based technology company ANDRITZ announced that it has won a contract worth over EUR 50M from Chenab Valley Power Projects for supplying the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the run-of-the-river Kiru hydropower plant in Jammu & Kashmir. 

The 624 megawatt project is located on the Chenab River in the Kishtwar district. Chenab Valley Power Projects is a joint venture company between state-owned NHPC Ltd, JKSPDC, a government of J&K undertaking, and power trader PTC India Ltd.

"The company received the contract through tough competition carried out through an international competitive bidding process. The Project would generate 2,272.02 million units in a 90% dependable year," ANDRITZ said in a statement.

It added the contract will include supply, design, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of four turbines and generators, associated accessories and auxiliaries, auxiliary electrical equipment, mechanical equipment, 400 kV GIS and 400 kV outdoor pothead yard equipment.

It will be executed by ANDRITZ’s Indian subsidiary with its manufacturing facilities in Mandideep, near Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, and Prithla, near Faridabad, in Haryana.