Alstom has received a €80m contract from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) to supply components and services for two 660MW supercritical boilers project in located in Maharashtra, India.

Under the licence and business cooperation agreements, Alstom will assist BHEL in designing the boilers and supply pressure parts of the 660MW supercritical boilers along with pulverisers and airpreheater components.

The company will also assist BHEL during the erection and commissioning of the units.

Alstom India Thermal and Renewable Power vice president, Francois Carpentier, said: "With this contract, Alstom has reinforced its position as a leader in supercritical boiler technology and through our partnership with BHEL, we are proud to be offering our efficient solutions to support India’s quest for clean energy."

Components will be manufactured at Alstom’s facilities in Wellsville and Concordia in the US and in Durgapur and Shahabad, India, with deliveries expected to begin in 2016.

Alstom is the licensor of the supercritical technology of BHEL and will assist it in execution of the supercritical boiler projects.