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Alstom Signs New Contracts in Brazil to Supply Hydro Mechanical Equipment to Belo Monte Complex - Alstom concluded two contracts[1] with Norte Energia to provide equipment to the Belo Monte hydroelectric complex, located at Xingu River, in Brazil’s northern Pará state - Alstom.com
Alstom Signs New Contracts in Brazil to Supply Hydro Mechanical Equipment to Belo Monte Complex

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, France, 2015/07/14 - Alstom concluded two contracts[1] with Norte Energia to provide equipment to the Belo Monte hydroelectric complex, located at Xingu River, in Brazil’s northern Pará state - Alstom.com. FR0010220475; ALO

   
 
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The first one (contract amendment), awarded to Alstom and other companies through ELM Consortium[2], covers the supply of a new turbine and two generators to the hydroelectric site. Alstom’s share in ELM Consortium is worth around €70 million. This share corresponds to 33 % of the total agreement with Norte Energia. The delivery is scheduled to be completed in 2018.

The second contract will be carried out by an Alstom-led consortium with Bardella for the supply of hydro mechanical equipment. The total amount of the second contract is €14 million, with an Alstom’s share of €4.3 million. The full scope of the project includes 10 provisional stop logs for Pimental’s water intake and 18 provisional stop logs for Belo Monte’s draft tube. As part of the Alstom-led consortium, Bardella and IMMA (Indústria Metaúrgica e Mecânica da Amazônia), a joint-venture between Alstom and Bardella, will be the project’s subcontractors. The delivery is scheduled to be completed in November 2016.

Belo Monte is the world’s fourth-largest hydroelectric power plant and will have a planned capacity of 11.233,1 MW. This plant, which is expected to take 8 years of construction, will meet the electricity needs of 60 million people in 16 states plus the Federal District. “Alstom is honored to be part of the major hydro project in Brazil. With this contract, the company reinforces its commitment to lead power technology and offer a renewable and clean energy source to the population”, said Jacques Hardelay, Hydro Senior Vice President in Alstom’s Renewable Energies.

In January of 2012 an Alstom-led consortium, including the German company Voith and the Austrian company Andritz, was chosen to supply 20 turbine-generator sets (14 Francis turbine-generator of 611MW each for Belo Monte hydropower plant and 6 Bulb turbine-generators with rated power on the shaft of 39,8MW each for Pimental hydropower plant) and other electromechanical equipment of these plants. As part of this provision, Alstom is in charge of delivering to Belo Monte: 7 Francis turbine-generator sets, hydro mechanical equipment, bus bars and gas insulated substations (GIS) to the 18 generator units of the plant.

[1] Contracts booked on the last quarter of Fiscal Year 14-15
[2] ELM Consortium is composed with Alstom, Andritz and Voith.

About Alstom
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 88,000 people in around 100 countries.

About IMMA
With the purpose of subsidizing the hydroelectricity projects in the North region of Brazil, by supplying hydro-mechanical and lifting equipment for the enterprises of this sector in Amazônia, Alstom, world leader in power and transport infrastructure, associated to Bardella, traditional national stock capital company with engineering made to order, to build Indústria Metalúrgica e Mecânica da Amazônia - IMMA. With an investment of R$ 90 million, the factory, established in 2008, is located in Porto Velho, in the State of Rondônia, and has a total area of 235,000 m² and 33,000 m² of built area. Equipped with machine tools, boiler making area, shot blasting and painting, the factory can lift 130 tons and produce 12 mil tons per year.

About Bardella
Since its foundation in 1911, Bardella S.A. Indústrias Mecânicas have been present and participated in all stages of Brazilian development. Always as a pioneer and focusing the market, the company could adapt and many times anticipate the needs of a very competitive market in growing evolution. Therefore, Bardella has gathered along the years a portfolio with renowned national and international clients, which clearly demonstrates its technical and managerial capacity to supply its products and services.

 
 
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