Tiruchirapalli: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured a prestigious Rs 1,829 crore order for manufacturing and setting up three 500 MW thermal power units in Haryana.
BHEL would design, manufacture, supply, erect and commission three steam generators along with associated auxiliaries at Jhajjar in Haryana for the Aravali Super Thermal Power Project (STPP), a BHEL release said.
The project is a joint venture between National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Haryana State Electricity Board and Indraprastha Power Generation Company and the BHEL secured the order by winning a global bid for it.
While BHEL Tiruchirapalli unit will manufacture the steam generators, its Ranipet unit will make auxiliaries such as electrostatics, precipitators, fans and air-preheaters.
Hyderabad BHEL unit will supply Coal Mills, Bhopal unit motors and Bangalore unit Electronics and Control Systems.
BHEL northern region team will undertake erection and commissioning of power plant equipments.
The synchronisation and coal firing for first unit would be achieved before the next 36 months, it said.
BHEL has already proved its capability in manufacturing thermal units of up to 500 MW rating and is now able to manufacture equipments up to 1000 MW rating for power projects in India, it said.
So far, orders for forty-seven 500 MW units have been secured by BHEL, out of which 27 orders have already been successfully executed, it added.