BHEL bags Rs26.65 billion thermal plant contract
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured a contract to set up a 1,200 MW thermal power plant (2×600 MW) in Chhattisgarh.
The Rs26.65 billion order has been placed by Dainik Bhaskar Power Limited (DBPL), an Independent Power Producer (IPP), for supplying and installing the main plant package for their upcoming coal-based thermal power project, located at Baradarha in Janjgir district of Chhattisgarh.
BHEL’s scope of work in the contract envisages design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of Boilers, Steam Turbines and Turbo-Generators along with state-of-the-art Controls and Instrumentation (C&I) and other associated auxiliaries.
BHEL has managed to secure a large number orders from Private Power Utilities in fiscal 2009-10. Out of the total orders of 16,489 MW for Power Plant Equipment received by BHEL during the year, the orders received from IPPs alone accounted for 14,689 MW. This constituted nearly 90% of the total orders booked by BHEL’s Power Sector.
The company has fully established state-of-the-art technology for the manufacture of thermal sets up to 1,000 MW rating. It has introduced new rating thermal sets of 270 MW, 525 MW, and 600 MW, in addition to 250 MW and 500 MW thermal sets. With this order, BHEL has so far secured orders for 17 numbers of 600 MW sets.