Indian utility North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (NEEPCO Ltd) has contracted Andritz to carry out complete rehabilitation of the electro-mechanical equipment at the 200MW Kopili hydropower plant on the Kopili River in Assam, India.

Andritz’s scope of supply includes detailed design and engineering, manufacture, transportation to the project site, supervision of the assembly, erection, testing as well as commissioning of the entire electro-mechanical equipment to be installed in the powerhouse of Kopili hydroelectric plant. Also included is the training of NEEPCO's personnel in design, engineering, operation, and maintenance of the plant.

The rehabilitation works will be executed by the India hydro subsidiary of Andritz with its manufacturing facilities in Mandideep (near Bhopal) and Prithla (near Faridabad).  

This contract is the second awarded to Andritz by NEEPCO, the first being the supply of the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the 110MW Pare hydropower project.

Kopili hydropower plant, image copyright NEEPCO