Neyveli Transformer manufactured from Alstom T&D India´s world class factory.
Alstom T&D India has got a contract by Essar Projects India Ltd worth close to ´11 million (INR 800 million approx.) to supply transformers package for 1000 MW Neyveli New Thermal Power Project (NNTPP) located in Tamil Nadu.
Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd is developing NNTPP. It will be the first lignite´fired 2X500 MW power plant in the country and major source of power to the energy deficient southern states.
The scope of the contract includes the designing, engineering, manufacturing, testing, installation and commissioning of a set of generator transformers, inter-connecting transformers, station transformers up to 200MVA, 80 MVAR reactors along with other associated equipment. All the equipment will be engineered and manufactured in Alstom´s world class facilities in India.
Rathin Basu, Managing Director, Alstom T&D India said: ´The Neyveli project is a significant project considering the crucial role it will play in improving the power situation in the southern region of the country. We are pleased that Alstom´s high performing transformers will be installed at the lignite fueled power plant for the effective evacuation of the power. We have achieved the remarkable feat of being the only Indian company to have over 4 years´ experience in manufacturing of 765 kV transformers and reactors with localised technology and also supply of more than 200 units of 765 kV transformers and shunt reactors. Our extensive manufacturing footprint, resources and capabilities will be mobilized to make this project a success´.