BHEL bags Rs2,900 crore order from Aravali Power

BHEL bags Rs2,900 crore order from Aravali Power
PTI
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First Published: Thu, Aug 09 2007. 01 54 PM IST
Updated: Thu, Aug 09 2007. 01 54 PM IST
New Delhi: Public sector engineering firm Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd today said it has bagged a Rs2,900-crore contract for supply of equipment for Aravali Power Company’s upcoming Jhajjar Super Thermal Power Project in Haryana.
The order from Aravali Power Company Pvt Ltd, a joint venture of NTPC Ltd, Indraprastha Power Generation Co Ltd and Haryana Power Generation Co Ltd, has been won under international competitive bidding process, a BHEL release said.
The Jhajjar plant involves three units of 500 MW each and would add 36 million units of power every day to Delhi and Haryana grids on commissioning. The power from the first unit will also be used for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Delhi in 2010, it added.
“This is the highest value boiler and turbine generator package contract for a single project ever received by BHEL,” the company said.
BHEL said it has so far won orders for 58 thermal sets of 500 MW capacity, of which 31 have been commissioned.
It has embarked on a Rs 3,200-crore expansion plan to enhance capacity to 15,000 MW per annum by 2010 from the current 6,000 MW. PTI CST PKS
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First Published: Thu, Aug 09 2007. 01 54 PM IST