Sulzer Awarded Large Pump Orders from GE Power India
The pumps are destined for the new three thermal power plants, i.e., three 660MW Ghatampur, two 660MW Obra ‘C’ UPRVUL, two 660MW Jawaharpur JVUNL. Those plants are being built in Uttar Pradesh, India, and owned by Newveli Uttar Pradesh Power, Uttar Pradhesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam and Jawaharpur Vidyut Utpadan Nigam, respectively. The delivery is scheduled from mid-2018 to mid-2019.
Included in the orders are 21 barrel-type boiler feed pumps (20MW drive) and 21 booster pumps. The pumps are specifically designed for use in arduous industrial applications and are optimized for high-efficiency operations. The scope of supply also includes 12 condensate extraction pumps and 14 heater drain pumps. All pump sets will be engineered, assembled, and packaged in India.
Sulzer is a key player in the supercritical power segment and investing in employees and sites in India, setting up a new 8MW test bed in Mumbai. After a detailed evaluation, the customer has chosen Sulzer as its partner in this important project thanks to its technology and well-recognized global experience.