BHEL bags Rs.21-bn orders from National Thermal Power Corp

December 24th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) State-owned power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has bagged two orders worth Rs.21 billion (Rs.2,100 crore) from National Thermal power Corp (NTPC), the company announced Wednesday. BHEL would supply and install the main plant equipment for NTPC’s Mauda Super Thermal Power Project in Nagpur, Maharashtra, the company said in a statement.

The company would set up 1,000-MW steam generator and steam turbine generator packages at the Mauda project.

These projects will add 24 million units of power every day to the grid upon commissioning.

“With these orders, NTPC has once again reposed confidence in BHEL’s proven technological excellence and capability in executing projects of this magnitude,” the statement said.

BHEL’s scope of work in the contracts involves design, engineering, manufacture, supply and erection and commissioning of steam generators and turbine generators along with associated auxiliaries, electrostatic precipitators and state-of-the-art controls and instrumentation.

The key equipment for the contracts will be manufactured at BHEL’s Haridwar, Trichy, Ranipet, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Bhopal and Jhansi plants.

BHEL-manufactured sets are already operating at several NTPC projects now, said the company.

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