BHEL gets Rs240 cr power transformer contract

BHEL gets Rs240 cr power transformer contract

New Delhi: State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals on Monday said it has bagged a Rs240-crore order for manufacturing and supplying transformers to Tata Power’s power project in Gujarat.

The order has been placed by Coastal Gujarat Power Ltd (CGPL), a special-purpose vehicle (SPV) by Tata Power, for the implementation of the 4,000 MW Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP), Bhel said in a statement.

The order also includes manufacture and supply of busducts for the power project. Busducts are designed for connecting the generator to the main transformer.

The generator transformers for the first unit have to be delivered by February 2010, supplies for the fifth unit will be completed by June 2011, it said.

In the past, Bhel has supplied transformers to all major utilities in the country including State Electricity Board, NTPC and Power Grid Corp.

On the export front, the company has supplied transformers to more than 20 countries including Greece, Egypt, Libya, Oman, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Zambia.