Web Exclusive | February 2013
BHEL bags Rs 2,854 cr thermal plant contract
Government-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) on February 5 said it has bagged a Rs 2,854 crore contract for setting up a 1,980 mw thermal power project in Bihar. BHEL said in a statement that it has bagged a contract for supply of the Steam Generator Package for three coal-fired thermal units of 660 mw each.
At Rs 2,854 crore, the order has been placed on BHEL by Nabinagar Power Generation Company, the company said in a statement. Nabinagar Power Generation Company is a joint venture of NTPC and Bihar State Electricity Board for this project.
The other major contracts involving supply of supercritical sets (which are energy efficient and environment friendly), presently under execution by BHEL include Barh Project of NTPC, Bara Project of Prayagraj Power Generating Company, a part of Jaypee Group, Singrauli project of Dainik Bhaskar Power. BHEL has established the capability to deliver power plant equipment of 20,000 mw per annum.