New Delhi: State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has won a Rs3,390-crore order for setting up of two units of 500 MW each at Anpara thermal power station in Uttar Pradesh.
The order, placed on BHEL by Uttar Pradesh Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd, is to be completed by 2011-12, a company press release said here.
BHEL has already commissioned over 10,000 MW of power generating sets in the state, which include thermal, gas-based, nuclear and hydro units of various ratings.
For UPRVUNL, BHEL is also executing orders for setting up two units of 250 MW each at Parichha thermal power station extension and Harduaganj thermal power station.
Its scope of work in the present contract envisages design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of Boiler Turbine Generator Package along with associated auxiliaries, Balance of Plant and Civil Works.
BHEL has fully established state-of-the-art technology for manufacture of thermal sets up to 600 MW rating and has the capability to manufacture sets up to 1,000 MW rating. So far, orders for 64 numbers of 500 MW rating sets and 1 number of 600 MW rating set have been won, of which 33 have been commissioned.
“Having demonstrated its track record in successfully establishing new technologies to serve the nation’s power sector, BHEL is now poised to introduce 800 MW thermal sets with supercritical parameters.
In addition, the company is shoring up its capability for higher rating Hydro sets and advanced class Gas Turbines to cater to upcoming market requirements,” the release said.
BHEL is building capacity and capability to contribute fully for meeting the power forecast for the 11th Plan and beyond.
For this, the company has already enhanced its manufacturing capacity to 10,000 MW per annum which is being further enhanced to 15,000 MW per annum in the next two years at a total investment of Rs3,200 crore. Manpower is also being ramped up in a commensurate and timely manner.
Besides, the company has taken broad steps like shift in operational focus from Product to Project and implementation of effective Project Management Systems.