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BHEL bags RIL contract to set up 345 MW captive power plant

BHEL bags RIL contract to set up 345 MW captive power plant
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First Published: Tue, Jan 22 2008. 02 33 PM IST
Updated: Tue, Jan 22 2008. 02 33 PM IST
New Delhi: Power equipment supplier BHEL today said it has secured a Rs866 crore order from Reliance Industries for setting up a 345 MW captive power plant in Maharashtra.
“Reliance Industries has placed the order for a 345 MW Gas Turbine-based combined cycle power plant to be installed at Nagothane in Raigad district of Maharashtra,” Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd said in a statement.
The engineering, procurement and construction project involves supply and commissioning of an advanced-class Frame 9FA Gas Turbine, it said.
“This is the first commercial order on BHEL for an advanced-class Frame 9FA Gas Turbine and will open up a new line of business for the company,” BHEL said.
The project is being set up to meet power requirement of Reliance Retail and other ventures of Reliance Industries and is expandable to up to 1,000 MW. It is slated for completion in 26 months.
BHEL’s scope of work in the project would include supply, of a Frame 9FA Gas Turbine Generator set, one steam turbine generator set and one heat recovery steam generator (HRSG), besides civil works and select spares.
The gas turbine generator would be manufactured at BHEL’s Hyderabad plant, while the HRSG at Trichy plant.
The company has so far supplied and commissioned over 700 steam turbine and gas turbine-based plants in India and abroad, the statement added.
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First Published: Tue, Jan 22 2008. 02 33 PM IST
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