Two contracts worth around €50 million for equipment for two hydropower stations in China have been awarded to Alstom

The first order, placed by Guizhou Qianyuan Power Development Corp, is for the supply of four 220 MW Francis turbines and ring gates to the Dongqing hydropower station in the southwestern Guizhou Province. The first unit is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2008.

The second order is from Gansu Xiaosanxia Hydro Development Corp, for the delivery of four 34 MW Bulb turbine/generator units for the Wujinxia station in the western Gansu Province. Operation of the first unit is planned for 2008.