LJUNGSTRÖM wins major contract to supply Air Preheaters and Gas-Gas Heaters for Obra-C
Chennai, December19th, 2017: LJUNGSTRÖM has been awarded a significant contract for the supply of air preheaters and gas-gas heaters to the Indian market. The contract by Doosan Power Systems India (DPSI) is for the supply and delivery of eight Ljungström® Air Preheaters and four Ljungström® Gas-Gas Heaters for the Obra-C coal-fired electrical power plant in Sonebhadra district, and for the Jawaharpur coal-fired electrical power plant in Etah district, both in Uttar Pradesh.
This contract is for the two supercritical powerplants, totaling 2,640 MW, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Thefour 660MW boilers at the Obra-C and Jawaharpurplantswill receive the latest Ljungström® air preheater and gas-gas heatertechnology, totaling over 9,000 tonnesof advanced heat exchangerequipment.
“This is a major win for our team inIndia,” said LJUNGSTRÖM President,Dave Breckinridge. “With this contract, LJUNGSTRÖM continues to demonstrate itsmarket leading technologies, while supporting the region's electricity andenvironmental demands.”
“This win allows us to further cement ourposition in the Indian market and it reinforces our key objective – to fullyappreciate our clients’ requirements and provide them with world-class serviceand solutions,” said LJUNGSTRÖM India Managing Director, Pankaj Chopra.
Project execution will be led by LJUNGSTRÖM’s Indiaoperations, and critical elements of the equipment will be manufactured inLJUNGSTRÖM’s Chennai factory.