New Delhi: State-run power equipment maker Bhel on Friday said it has bagged a Rs345 crore contract from Nuclear Power Corp (NPCIL) to manufacture steam generators for its Kakrapara Atomic Power Project in Gujarat.
“Bhel has bagged the first-ever order for steam generators for nuclear sets for NPCIL’s Kakrapara Atomic Power Project in Gujarat,” a company statement said on Friday.
Valued at Rs345 crore, the order includes manufacture and supply of four steam generators of 700 MWe (megawatt electric), for use in the primary cycle of the nuclear power plant, it said.
These steam generators will be manufactured at the Trichy plant of Bhel.
Bhel, which currently manufactures equipments that can generate 10,000 MW power capacity, is further augmenting this capacity to 15,000 MW per annum by December 2009.