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Kirloskar Brothers Limited Commissions India’s Largest Concrete Volute pump for Cooling Water application at India`s first Ultra Mega Power Project.
Pune, April 11th 2011: Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL), a leading company in global water management solutions, has announced successful commissioning of India’s largest Concrete Volute pumps for Condenser Cooling Water application for the first unit of 4000 MW (5 units of 800 MW each) Thermal Power Project of Coastal Gujarat Power Limited (a Tata group company) at Mundra, Gujarat. This, incidentally, is India`s first Ultra Mega (above 800 MW) Thermal Power Plant.
KBL is executing an order for 10 Cooling Water Concrete Volute Pumps for this project. Each unit consists of 2 sets of concrete volute pumps with a capacity of 17500 litres per second per pump driven by 5.2 MW HT motors. All 10 pumps will be installed at a single location, making it the World’s largest condenser cooling water pumping system for a Thermal Power Plant handling 175000 litres per sec. This 4000 MW power plant project is expected to benefit a large number of domestic consumers apart from supplying cost competitive power to industry and agriculture.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Ravindra Pande, Vice President & Sector Head (Power), KBL said, “We feel extremely proud to be associated with India’s first Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP). KBL has consistently focused on delivering innovative products and services that meet customer’s requirement. This focus has helped us to retain our position as the preferred partners for pumping technology in the power sector, which is very well demonstrated by the fact that KBL presently commands nearly 70% of market share in the Indian power sector. This project at Mundra was a major technological challenge because such massive Concrete Volute Pumps were never before deployed in a power plant to handle sea water.”
Mr. Pande was quick to add that KBL is a world leader in Concrete Volute pumps with more than 100 installations all over the globe. The Concrete Volute pumps are known as the most efficient design of pumps offering huge amount of power saving and thereby reducing the carbon foot prints. This ultimately helps to keep our environment cleaner and greener.