Toshiba wins EPC contract for thermal power project in Uttar Pradesh, India

10 September 2015 (Last Updated September 10th, 2015 18:30)

A unit under the Japanese Toshiba Group, Toshiba JSW Power Systems (Toshiba JSW) has won a $540m contract for delivering engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) services for 660MW Harduaganj ultra-supercritical thermal power plant in Uttar Pradesh, a state in India.

A unit under the Japanese Toshiba Group, Toshiba JSW Power Systems (Toshiba JSW) has won a $540m contract for delivering engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) services for 660MW Harduaganj ultra-supercritical thermal power plant in Uttar Pradesh, a state in India.

Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam (UPRVUNL) has awarded the contract for the Indian power project, which is planned to be set-up in Aligarh district.

Under the terms of the contract, the Japanese firm is also expected to deliver civil and boiler island package for the facility within a 48-month period.

"This takes us a step further in our endeavour to contribute to Indian’s suitable power supply by its endeavour of continued innovations."

Toshiba JSW managing director Yoshiaki Inayama said: "Toshiba initially entered the thermal power market by supplying two 500MW subcritical steam turbines and generators at Anpara B thermal power plant, and later cemented our association by securing another order for supplying two units of 660MW supercritical steam turbines and generators package to Meja power plant in Uttar Pradesh.

"We are very honoured to once again work with UPRVUNL for Harduaganj ultra supercritical thermal power project to provide ultra supercritical thermal power plant.

"This takes us a step further in our endeavour to contribute to Indian’s suitable power supply by its endeavour of continued innovations."

Toshiba JSW is expected to start main equipment delivery for the facility from October 2017, prior to the power plant’s scheduled commissioning in September 2019.

The new deal is in-line with the Japanese firm’s expansion initiatives worldwide and in India.

Under the contract for Meja Urja Nigam, which is a joint venture between NTPC and UPRVUNL, Toshiba JSW will be delivering two 660MW supercritical steam turbine and generator island packages for the Meja thermal power project, which is also in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.