Alstom has won a contract worth approximately INR550m ($12.4m) from Lanco Infratech to install a new 76MW hydropower plant in the northern region of India.

The Phatabyung hydroelectric project will be set up in the Uttarakhand region on the bank of Mandakini River, a tributary of river Alaknanda.

Alstom will supply 2 x 38MW Francis turbines and generators as well as the main inlet valves and control and protection systems for the project.

The order entails end-to-end manufacturing of equipment at Alstom Hydro’s Vadodara facility in the Indian state of Gujarat.

Alstom Hydro has over 400GW of turbines and generators installed worldwide and it offers products and turnkey solutions that cover all hydropower schemes, from large to small and from run-of-river to pumped-storage.