Alstom secures EPC contract in Brazil

29 September 2011 (Last Updated September 29th, 2011 18:30)

Alstom has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth €310m from Consorcio Amapa Energia to provide equipment to a hydropower plant in Brazil.

Alstom has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth €310m from Consorcio Amapa Energia to provide equipment to a hydropower plant in Brazil.

The company will supply equipment to the new 373.4MW Santo Antonio do Jari hydroelectric plant, which will be constructed on the river Jari in Brazil's Amazonian region.

Alstom is working in partnership with Brazilian firms CESBE and Areva Koblitz to deliver the project.

Under the contract, Alstom will supply Kaplan turbines and generators, hydro mechanical equipment, lifting equipment, digital control system, engineering works, erection, supervision and commissioning for the three units of the plant.

The plant is expected to be operational in 2014.