CHENNAI, India, February 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
-To supply three 800MW Super-critical Steam Turbines and Generators-
Toshiba JSW Turbine & Generator Pvt. Ltd., today announced that a contract has been awarded by NTPC Limited, India's largest state-owned energy service provider, for supplying three 800MW (3 x 800MW) supercritical steam turbine and generator island packages for the Kudgi Super Thermal Power Project, Stage-I, in Kudgi, Karnataka. The contract value is around Rs. 2300 Crore.
Toshiba JSW has recently inaugurated its main plant facility to manufacture mid - and large-sized turbines and generators in Manali, Chennai. The Plant was inaugurated by the Hon'ble CM of Tamil Nadu Selvi J. Jayalalitha. The NTPC contract is the first project for which Toshiba JSW will manufacture the complete steam turbine and generator equipment at the Chennai plant. This will be done with the support of Toshiba Keihin Product Operations in Kawasaki, Japan, which will also supply some components of the turbine and generator. Delivery of the equipment is expected to start in 2013.
Supercritical steam turbines and generators achieve more environmental friendly power generation by higher generating efficiency. Toshiba Group's extensive experience in their manufacture and delivery includes delivery of 65 units in Japan and 18 units overseas. In India, in addition to other thermal power plant projects, Toshiba has already supplied five 830MW supercritical steam turbines and generators for the Mundra Ultra Mega Thermal Power Plant owned by Coastal Gujarat Power Limited, a 100% subsidiary of Tata Power Company Ltd., and will supply two 660MW supercritical steam turbines and generators for the Salaya-II Thermal Power Plant operated by Essar Power Gujarat Limited. The contract from NTPC enables Toshiba Group to secure top share in the 800MW class Supercritical Turbine and Generator segment of Indian Market.
Toshiba JSW will mainly manufacture steam turbines and generators from 500MW to 1,000MW in scale, for supplying to the Indian and export markets. In addition to India, Toshiba is promoting efforts to reinforce its presence in global markets including South East Asia and the Middle East, having huge demand for thermal power systems.
- Plant: Kudgi Super Thermal Power Project, Stage-I, 3 x 800MW
- Client: NTPC
- Site: Kudgi, Bijapur District, Karnataka
- Scope: Three sets of Steam Turbine and Generator Island Packages
SOURCE Toshiba JSW Turbine & Generator Pvt. Ltd