Bhel bags Rs2,108 cr contract for Maithon project

Bhel bags Rs2,108 cr contract for Maithon project

New Delhi: Power equipment maker Bhel today said it has bagged a Rs2,108-crore order to supply steam generators and turbines for the upcoming Maithon Right Bank Thermal Power Project in Jharkhand.

The order for the greenfield project has been placed by Maithon Power Ltd, a joint venture of Tata Power and Damodar Valley Corporation.

Bhel’s scope of work in the project envisages supply and commissioning of steam generators, turbine generators, electrostatic precipitators and associated auxiliaries, besides controls and instrumentation, the company said in a statement.

The order has been clinched under international competitive bidding company and the company outbid a leading Chinese equipment supplier. The order involves two units of 525 mw each, it said.

“Bhel has fully established technology for manufacture of thermal sets up to 525 mw rating and has the capability to manufacture sets up to 1,000 mw rating, suited to Indian conditions, using Indian as well as imported coal," the company said.