Reliance Infrastructure bags Rs 3,675 crore order from NLC India
Reliance Infrastructure Limited (RInfra) has won an EPC order for Rs 3,675 crore from NLC India Limited for setting up two lignite based CFBC thermal power projects with a capacity of 250 MW each.
The power projects will be set up at Barsingsar and Bithnok of Bikaner district in Rajasthan.
“The contract entails complete engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) on turnkey basis of 2 numbers of 1X250MW power plant based on Circulating Fluidised Bed Combustion (CFBC) technology. The project is to be commissioned in 40 months, and will include boiler, turbine and generator and balance of plant,” a company statement said. RInfra won the bid amidst stiff competition against leading EPC players. Expression of Interest (EOI) for Qualification Requirement (QR) through International Competitive Bidding (ICB) on EPC basis was floated and leading companies including RInfra, BHEL, Lanco, SEPCO I, SEPCO III and BGR Energy, participated in the bid.
“This is a prestigious project for us and will add up to our existing credentials of executing big scale, complex projects at competitive cost,” said Arun Gupta, CEO RInfra EPC.