BHEL wins mega contract for power plant in Bihar

BHEL wins mega contract for power plant in Bihar
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First Published: Mon, Apr 21 2008. 12 29 PM IST
Updated: Mon, Apr 21 2008. 12 29 PM IST
PTI
Tiruchirapalli: State-run power plant equipment maker BHEL has won orders worth around Rs2,030 crore for supply and installation of the main plant package at the 1,000MW Nabinagar Thermal Power plant project in Bihar.
A company press release said the orders have been placed by Bharathiya Rail Bijlee Company Ltd (BRBCL).
Slated for synchronization in the 11th plan, the units will add 24 million units every day to the grid on commissioning.
While BHEL, Tiruchirapalli, will manufacture steam generators with Electrostatic precipitators, the auxiliaries and others will be made by the Ranipet unit, the release said.
BHEL had also bagged a Rs1,075-crore order in the face of stiff competition for setting up a Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP) in Gujarat.
The power plant major Gujarat State Energy Generation Ltd had places the order for a 350MW Gas Turbine based CCPP, to be installed at Hazira in Gujarat.
The project is slated to be completed within a tight schedule of 27 months, BHEL said in another release.
The steam Turbine Generator set would be made by the Tiruchirapalli unit of BHEL, the gas turbine by the Hyderabad plant, while the Electronics division of BHEL at Bengaluru would produce the control systems, the release said.
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First Published: Mon, Apr 21 2008. 12 29 PM IST