Alstom has been selected for a US$340M project with India’s National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) for the turnkey supply of power generation equipment to the Subansiri hydro power project in Assam, India – the largest hydro power scheme in the country.

Alstom will supply the 2000MW power plant with electro-mechanical equipment including: turbines, generators, balance of plant, plant control and monitoring systems. The main components will be manufactured at Alstom’s newly expanded factory in Baroda, India.

The plant is due to come into operation in 2010. Once completed, it will increase the total power generation capacity of India by 2%.