New Delhi: State-owned Bhel on Monday said it has bagged a Rs6,300 crore order for setting up an energy-efficient power plant in Karnataka.
“Bhel has won a Rs6,300 crore contract for executing a 1,600 MW supercritical thermal power project in Karnataka for Raichur Power Corporation Limited (RPCL),” a company statement issued on Monday said.
The contract envisages design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of two coal-fired thermal units of 800 MW each with supercritical parameters (energy efficient and environment friendly) at Raichur in Karnataka.
RPCL is a joint venture company of Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) and Bhel, which has been set up to build, own and operate supercritical thermal power plants in Karnataka.
Bhel is also executing a contract for supply of supercritical steam generators to APGenco’s 2x800 MW Krishnapatnam Thermal Power Project, which is at an advanced stage of completion, the statement added.