Andritz has been contracted by Indian independent power producer JSW Energy (Kutehr) Limited, a 100% subsidiary of JSW Energy Limited, to supply the electro-mechanical equipment for the 240MW Kutehr hydroelectric plant on the River Ravi in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh state. 

The deal includes design, manufacturing, supply, transport, erection, testing and commissioning of three Francis turbine generator units with a capacity of 80MW each, along with associated auxiliaries and ancillary equipment. 

The contract will be executed by Andritz’s Indian subsidiary with its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Mandideep (near Bhopal) and Prithla (near Faridabad).

The Kutehr plant will generate approximately 955GWh of electric power, supplying renewable energy to around 4.6 million households.