New Delhi: State-run power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has said that it has won an order worth Rs1,325 crore for supplying and installing main plant package at a power project in Andhra Pradesh.
The order has been placed by Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGENCO) for setting up a 600 MW thermal power generating unit in Warangal district of the state, the company said in a statement.
“BHEL has received a Rs1,325-crore order for the supply and installation of main plant package at a power project in Andhra Pradesh from APGENCO,” the statement said.
BHEL’s scope of work includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of steam turbines, generators, boilers, associated auxiliaries and electricals, and controls and instrumentation (C&I).
The unit is slated for synchronisation in a schedule of 42 months.
The boilers and its auxiliaries will be manufactured at the company’s units at Tiruchirapalli and Ranipet, while steam turbines and generators will be manufactured at the Haridwar plant of BHEL.
The company has enhanced its manufacturing capacity to 10,000 MW and plans to take it further to 15,000 MW by the end of the current 11th Five Year Plan (2007-2012).
BHEL plans to invest Rs4,200 crore in the next two years for the expansion.