Reliance Power awards Rs 10K cr order to GE for Samalkot project

Reliance Power awards Rs 10K cr order to GE for Samalkot project

GE will supply six frame 9FA gas turbines, 3 D-11 steam turbines and generators for the power project under the contract, Reliance Power said in a statement.Reliance Power has also signed a 15-year contractual service agreement under which GE will provide maintenance services for the power project, it added.

"The order entails a project outlay of over Rs 10,000 crore and is the largest order for GE Energy in India," Reliance Power said.The project, being implemented as part of the 11th Five- Year Plan, is expected to commence power generation by March, 2012.

"We are delighted to begin this strategic long-term partnership with a world leader like GE. With the combination of resources and knowledge of GE & Reliance Power, we are confident of creating a new record for project execution and are hopeful of commissioning the project on a super fast-track basis," Reliance Power CEO J P Chalsani said.

Reliance Power, along with its subsidiaries, has a projects portfolio with a cumulative generation capacity of 37,000 MW, both operational as well as under development. The company has substantial coal reserves in India and abroad.

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