Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction announced on December 26 that Doosan Power Systems India (DPSI), an Indian branch of the company, received a notice of award (NOA) from India’s state government of Uttar Pradesh to construct two coal-fired power plants worth 2.8 trillion won (US$2.33 billion).
DPSI will construct the Obra-C coal-fired power plants with two 660-megawatt reactors and Jawaharpur coal-fired power plants, also with two 660-megawatt reactors, in a northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
Under an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract, the company plans to complete building the Obra-C plant by October 2020 and Jawaharpur plant by February 2021.
With the latest deal, Doosan Heavy Industries’ total value of the new orders secured this year totals to roughly 9 trillion won (US$7.49 billion). It bagged orders worth over 5 trillion won (US$4.16 billion) in the fourth quarter alone, including a 1 trillion won (US$832.29 million) order to build the Fadhili combined heat and power plant in Saudi Arabia and a 950 billion won (US$790.68 million) order to build the Subic coal-fired thermal power plant in the Philippines in October this year.
Doosan Heavy Industries has focused on localization after establishing a local corporation, DPSI, in 2011 by acquiring a local company, AE & E Chennai Works.