Alstom Bharat Forge Power (ABFPPL) has been awarded a contract by India’s National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to supply steam turbine generator islands for a proposed coal-fired power plant in the Indian state of Telangana.

The joint venture between GE and Bharat Forge will take on the $219m engineering, procuremAlstom Bharat equipmentent, and construction (EPC) contract, and supply two units of ultra-supercritical steam turbine generator islands, each with 800 MW capacity for the Telangana super thermal power project phase-1 near Ramagundamin Karimnagar district of the state.

The Telangana super thermal power project will have a total installed capacity of 4000MW.

ABFPPL has been launched to participate in Indian market of turbines islands which include steam turbines and generators, heat exchangers and all associated equipment.

GE holds majority stake in the joint venture, which manufactures 300-800MW subcritical and supercritical equipment.

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