Austria-based technology company ANDRITZ has bagged a € 50 million order from Chenab Valley Power Projects to supply the full electro-mechanical equipment for the 624 MW Kiru hydropower plant in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).).
The Kiru project would generate 2272.02 MUs in a 90 per cent dependable year. The contract entails a scope of delivery that will include supply, design, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of four numbers turbines and generators, associated accessories and auxiliaries, auxiliary electrical equipment, mechanical equipment, 400 kV GIS and 400 kV outdoor pothead yard equipment. The contract will be executed by ANDRITZ’s Indian subsidiary manufacturing facilities in Mandideep (near Bhopal) and Prithla (near Faridabad).