BHEL wins Rs1,155 crore contract from GVK Power

BHEL wins Rs1,155 crore contract from GVK Power
PTI
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First Published: Fri, Aug 29 2008. 02 18 PM IST
Updated: Fri, Aug 29 2008. 02 18 PM IST
New Delhi: State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has bagged a Rs1,155 crore order from GVK Power for supplying and installing equipments at a power project in Punjab.
According to a release issued by the company: “BHEL has won the contract from GVK for setting up 2x270 MW electricity generating units at Goindwal Sahib Thermal Power Project in Punjab”
The company’s scope of work in the project includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of steam turbines, generators, boilers and associated auxiliaries.
Boilers and its auxiliaries would be manufactured at the company’s Tiruchirapalli plant, while generators and turbines at the Haridwar plant. The pumps and heat exchangers at its Hyderabad unit and electricals at the Bhopal unit.
This is the second order secured by BHEL for the 270 MW units which are slated to be synchronised during the 11th Plan Period 2007-12.
BHEL has enhanced its manufacturing capacity to 10,000 MW per annum which is being further increased to 15,000 MW per annum in the next two years at a total investment of Rs4,200 crore.
It is also planning to manufacture high-rating hydro sets and advance class gas turbines to cater to the upcoming market requirement.
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First Published: Fri, Aug 29 2008. 02 18 PM IST