BHEL bags Rs. 40,710 Mn contract for 1,200 MW Thermal Power Plant
Written by Ganesh   
Tuesday, 11 October 2011
New Delhi: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged a Rs. 40,710 Million Mega Contract from Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) for setting up a 1,200 MW thermal power plant in Andhra Pradesh.

The contract is for supply and installation of the main plant package, involving two thermal power generating units of 600 MW each, for SCCL's upcoming coal-based super thermal power project, located at Adilabad in Andhra Pradesh.

BHEL's scope of work in the contract envisages design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of Steam Turbines, Generators and Boilers, along with state-of-the-art Controls and Instrumentation (C&I) and auxiliaries including associated civil work.

Significantly, only two orders for coal-based Boiler Turbine Generator (BTG) packages, namely 2x660 MW – DB Power and 2x600 MW – SCCL, have been finalised in the country in the current financial year, since April, 2011, and both have been secured by BHEL.

BHEL has fully established state-of-the-art technology for the manufacture of thermal sets up to 1,000 MW rating. To meet customer demand, the company has introduced new rating thermal sets of 270 MW, 525 MW and 600 MW, in addition to 250 MW and 500 MW thermal sets. Notably, BHEL has so far secured orders for Twenty Three (23) numbers of 600 MW thermal sets.

The company has also equipped itself to produce thermal sets with supercritical parameters of 660/700/800 MW unit rating suited to Indian coal and Indian conditions. Significantly, the company has established the capability to deliver 15,000 MW per annum and further augmentation to 20,000 MW per annum is underway.

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