Sulzer Awarded Large Pumps Orders from GE Power India Limited
Sulzer India has been contracted to supply 21 barrel-type boiler feed pump sets for GE Power India Limited.
Sulzer Awarded Large Pumps Orders from GE Power India Limited. (Image: Sulzer)
The pumps are destined for the new three thermal power plants, i.e., 3x660MW Ghatampur, 2x660MW Obra “C” UPRVUL, 2x660MW Jawaharpur JVUNL. Those plants are being built in Uttar Pradesh, India, and owned by Newveli Uttar Pradesh Power Ltd, Uttar Pradhesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited and Jawaharpur Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited, respectively. The delivery is scheduled from mid-2018 to mid-2019.
Included in the orders are 21 barrel-type boiler feed pumps (20MW drive) and 21 booster pumps. The pumps are specifically designed for use in arduous industrial applications and are optimized for high-efficiency operations. The scope of supply also includes 12 condensate extraction pumps and 14 heater drain pumps. All pump sets will be engineered, assembled, and packaged in India.
Sulzer is a key player in the supercritical power segment and investing in employees and sites in India, setting up a new 8MW test bed in Mumbai. After a detailed evaluation, the customer has chosen Sulzer as its partner in this important project thanks to its technology and well-recognized global experience.