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MAY 28 2014

Alstom commissions NHPC's Uri project in Jammu & Kashmir

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / Hyderabad
  • Created: Wed 28th MAY 2014

Power gear maker AlstomBSE -0.50 % today announced the commissioning of state-owned NHPC's 240 MW Uri-II hydroelectric project in Jammu & Kashmir.

"Alstom has commissioned NHPC's Uri II hydropower project after availability of full water for running all the four units of the project," the company said in a statement.

The 240 MW hydropower project aims to use downstream water discharge of 480 MW Uri-I (already running) hydro project for power generation.

It will also provide additional stability to the northern transmission grid.

"Following the successful execution, this project is certainly amongst major references for Alstom Hydro in India. The team overcame the challenges presented by the project and worked relentlessly to stick to the timelines," Frederic Teyssedou, Unit Managing Director, Alstom Hydro India said.

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