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Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, France, 2014/09/16 - Alstom has been awarded a contract worth around €13 million from Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) for the extension project of the Thac Mo 75 MW hydropower plant in Vietnam - Alstom.com. FR0010220475; ALO
The aim of this project is to increase peak load capacity to support the existing 150 MW Thac Mo power station with 75MW of additional power. Alstom’s scope of the contract includes design, manufacturing, testing, supply, erection and commissioning of electro-mechanical equipment consisting of one vertical Francis turbine of 75 MW, generator, control systems and electrical balance-of-plant equipment.
Jerome Pécresse, President of Alstom Renewable Power said: “This project showcases our technological leadership in the hydro sector and reaffirms the confidence that our customers have in our ability to deliver world class products and solutions in different regions and geographies.”
The main turbines and generators will be manufactured at Alstom’s state-of-the-art Vadodara facility in Gujarat India, one of the company’s largest hydro manufacturing hubs worldwide. Electrical and mechanical balance-of-plant items will be supplied from various countries including Vietnam.
The existing Thac Mo power station has two 75 MW Francis type turbines and was commissioned in 1995. It supplies power to the national grid of EVN covering the southern part of Vietnam. The project aims to focus intensively on creating a positive social and environmental impact for the population in the region.
Alstom (alstom.com) is a global leader in the world of power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides turnkey integrated power plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy sources, including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind, and it offers a wide range of solutions for power transmission, with a focus on smart grids. The Group employs 93,000 people in around 100 countries. It had sales of over €20 billion and booked close to €21.5 billion in orders in 2013/14.
Press Contacts: Jérôme Bridon (Alstom Renewable Power)
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 The contract will be booked during second quarter of the fiscal year 2014-15
 Electricity of Vietnam is the central utility of Vietnam represented by Thac Mo Hydropower Joint Stock Company