Alstom has bagged a contract worth about Rs 850 crore ($136 million) from GVK Power and Infrastructure to provide equipment for the 850 mw Ratle hydropower project in Jammu and Kashmir. The contract calls for Alstom to supply four 205 mw Francis turbine units and one 30 mw unit. The turbines will be manufactured at the company's facility in Vadodara.
Alstom India said that it is committed to provide sustainable and emission-free solutions for the development of India's clean power generation capacity. The Ratle plant will be built along the Chenab River in the state. Alstom said it expects it to be commissioned in 2017.