International technology group ANDRITZ announced it has received a contract from Indian independent power producer JSW Energy (Kutehr) Limited to supply electro-mechanical equipment for Kutehr hydroelectric power plant of 240 Megawatt capacity.
The plant is located on the river Ravi in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh and is expected to generate around 955 Gigawatt Hour of power to around 4.6 million households.
The contract will include design, manufacturing, support, transport, erection, testing and commissioning of three Francis turbine generators with a capacity of 80 MW each. It will be executed by ANDRITZ`s Indian subsidiary with its manufacturing facilities in Mandideep near Bhopal in MP and Prithla near Faridabad in Haryana.
ANDRITZ said it has consolidated its position in the hydropower market in India by securing this project.