Tiruchirapalli: Power equipment maker BHEL has bagged an order worth Rs1,990 crore to supply steam generators and turbine packages for the upcoming 1,000-MW thermal power project at Vallur in Tamil Nadu.
The public sector unit won the contract outbidding leading European equipment suppliers, according to BHEL sources here.
The order has been placed by Tamil Nadu Energy Corporation, which is a joint venture company of NTPC and Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, they added.
BHEL is establishing 500-MW capacity power plants in the country and has 58 orders under utilisation. Of the planned units, the company has already commissioned 31 plants.
It has also acquired the capability to design, manufacture, install and commission power plants up to the capacity of 1,000 MW, the sources added.