Toshiba JV wins equipment supply contract for Indian power plant

20 February 2012 (Last Updated February 20th, 2012 18:30)

Toshiba JSW Turbine and Generator has received a contract from state-owned energy service provider NTPC to supply equipment for the Kudgi Super thermal power project, Stage-I, in Karnataka, India.

Toshiba JSW Turbine and Generator has received a contract from state-owned energy service provider NTPC to supply equipment for the Kudgi Super thermal power project, Stage-I, in Karnataka, India.

The value of the contract is estimated at Rs23bn ($468.6m). Under the terms of the agreement, the firm will supply three 800MW supercritical steam turbine and generator island packages for the project.

Toshiba JSW has recently opened its main plant facility in Chennai, India, where it will manufacture the complete steam turbine and generator equipment for the project, with power capacities ranging from 500-1,000MW; units produced at this site will also be used for the Indian and export markets, reports thehindu.com.

Delivery of the equipment is expected to start in 2013.

Japan-based Toshiba Keihin Product Operations will also supply some components for the project.

Toshiba Group has delivered 65 supercritical steam turbines and generators units in Japan and 18 units overseas.

Toshiba JSW JV is a 75:25 joint venture between Japan-based Toshiba Corporation and India-based conglomerate JSW Group.