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Uganda: Alstom wins Bujagali turbine order

A contract to supply five generating units and other equipment to the 250MW Bujagali hydropower plant being developed in Uganda has been awarded to Alstom Projects India (API).
Alstom’s majority owned Indian subsidiary is to deliver the units and equipment and have the order fulfilled by June 2011. The order is worth just over US$87M and was awarded by Italian turnkey contractor Salini.

The order is for five 51 MW Kaplan turbines, generators, balance of plant and hydromechanical equipment, and to erect, commission and hand over. API is to undertake the order at its facility in Vadodara, India.

The hydropower project is being developed by Bujagali Energy Ltd (BEL), which is a Joint Venture between Kenya-based Industrial Promotion Services (IPS) and US-based Sithe Global Power.


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News date: 22/02/2008

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