New Delhi: State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) said on 26 May it has won a Rs1,150 crore turnkey contract for setting up an energy efficient 153 MW captive power plant at Bhatinda in Punjab.
The Rs1,150 crore order has been placed on the company by HMEL, a joint venture of HPCL and LN Mittal’s Mittal Energy Ltd.
“Under International Competitive Bidding (ICB), the company won the contract to set up environment-friendly 153 MW captive power plant at the upcoming Guru Gobind Singh Refinery at Bhatinda,” a company release said.
The designing, engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection and commissioning work of the captive power plant in addition to complete civil works would be done by BHEL, it said.
The 153 MW gas turbine-based combined cycle power plant to be commissioned in a period of 30 months would meet the power and process steam requirement of the upcoming refinery.
The equipments for the project would be supplied by BHEL’s plants in Trichy, Ranipet, Bhopal, Jhansi and the Electronics Division in Bangalore.
The civil works, erection and commissioning of the plant would be carried out by BHEL’s Power Sector-Northern Region.
BHEL has so far supplied and commissioned more than 700 steam turbine and gas turbine-based plant for industries such as metal, paper, sugar, cement and process industries like refineries, petrochemicals, fertiliser in both domestic and overseas market.