AFRY India received Letter of Award from Greenko Energy Projects Ltd. (leading renewable IPP in India) for providing Detailed Design Engineering services of 1200MW, Pinnapuram Integrated Renewable Energy Pumped Storage Project in the southern part of India, a first of its kind Pumped Storage project to be developed by an IPP in India.
The project is funded by multi financial institutions and equity partners from India & the Middle East. The total contract value for AFRY is approx., USD 2.5 Mn and the project duration is about 36 months.
The detailed design services for civil works will be provided jointly by the teams within the business area, Hydro.
The 1200MW Pinnapuram PSP Project is located in Pinnapuram village of Andhra Pradesh state in India. The project has Upper & Lower Reservoirs enclosed by 9.6km long, 42m high Rockfill dams, Power Intake, Pumping Intake, Water ways with Six Tunnels & Penstock Pipes, a Subsurface Power House Complex, housing 8 no’s of variable speed reversible TG units.
Pinnapuram 1200MW IREPSP is one of the most awaited & significant assignments that has been achieved soon after the formation of AFRY. This once again shows our clear strength as a leading Hydro Consulting Service provider in India.
Wherever and whenever AFRY is involved, we aim to help to play a part in creating a more sustainable society by finding new solutions to old problems. Our sustainability policies and guidelines support this ambition, ensuring that we work in a fair and transparent way.
“Pinnapuram IREPSP is prestigious, and the first IREPSP in the region, and we are delighted by winning this project. This is an ideal reference to multiple IPPs and state utilities for their various upcoming Pumped Storage Projects. This project will set the benchmark in our credentials for upcoming PSPs in the region, says Sai Seela, Managing Director, AFRY India.”