BHEL bags Rs 4,614 cr orders for thermal power projects

GN Bureau | December 1, 2015



Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured orders, cumulatively valued at Rs 4,614 crore, for setting up two supercritical thermal power projects involving one unit each of the country’s highest rating 800 MW sets, in Andhra Pradesh. The orders have reinforced BHEL’s position at the forefront of the power equipment suppliers in India.

The projects are 1 x 800 MW Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station (Dr NTTPS) Stage-V of Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Ltd (APGENCO) and 1 x 800 MW Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station (SDSTPS) Stage-II, popularly known as Krishnapatnam Supercritical Thermal Power Project, of Andhra Pradesh Power Development Company Ltd (APPDCL). Both the projects are valued Rs 2,307 crore each.

BHEL's scope of work in the projects includes supply, erection and commissioning of boilers, turbines, generators and associated auxiliaries. To overcome the current uncertainty of coal supply, BHEL will supply its in-house developed fuel flexible boilers, which are capable of firing the entire range, from Indian as well as imported mix of coal. This design has been developed by BHEL with its vast experience of over five decades of working with various types of coal. This will provide security against variation in design coal and the coal actually available during operation, thereby offering operational flexibility to ensure uninterrupted generation of electricity.

Significantly, 6 units of 210 MW rating and 1 unit of 500 MW rating, all supplied earlier by BHEL, are in operation at Dr NTTPS, Vijaywada. Notably, the first unit of 210 MW at Vijayawada has been in operation since 1979.

At Krishnapatnam also, 2 units of 800 MW rating each are already in operation at stage-I of the project, where the steam generator package, including the electrostatic precipitators (ESP), has been supplied by BHEL. The commissioning of the 800 MW unit at Krishnapatnam Stage-I, the first 800 MW Supercritical Thermal Power Plant in the government sector, was a major breakthrough for the country in achieving self-reliance in the field of the latest supercritical technology.

Comments

 

Other News

Government sanctions new posts to hire cyber security professionals

The government has sanctioned 111 posts of cyber security professionals for the Indian computer emergency response team (ICERT) under the ministry of electronics and information technology (MEITY), according to a ministry official, who added that the posts were sanctioned earlier this year. 

Bhutan’s pursuit of happiness, shortage of health sub-centres in UP, and role of digitisation in IGNOU

In many ways the story of Gross National Happiness in a country is the story of Bhutan and its modern history. There are two major transition points in Bhutan’s recent history, the beginning of the monarchy in 1907, and the transition to a Constitutional monarchy in 2008, and the pursuit of happine

Do you agree with the ban on the sale of cattle for slaughter through animal markets?

Do you agree with the ban on the sale of cattle for slaughter through animal markets?

Modi inaugurates India’s longest bridge in Assam

  Prime minister Narendra Modi celebrated three-year of his government on May 26 by inaugurating Dhola-Sadiya bridge over the Brahmaputra river in Assam’s Tinsukia district. It is the longest bridge in India, which runs 9.15 km from end to end and connects Assam with Arunachal Pradesh.

IndianOil registers highest ever profit of Rs 19,106 crore

 IndianOil posted a net profit of Rs 19,106 crore for 2016-17 fiscal as compared to a profit of Rs 11,242 crore in the last fiscal. The income from operations for the financial year 2016-17 was Rs 4,45,373 crore as compared to Rs 4,06,828 crore in the previous fiscal. IndianOil`s income from

Maiden flight of HAL’s light utility helicopter

 Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) carried out first flight of light utility helicopter (LUH)-PT-2 on May 22 at its Bengaluru-based facility. The flight duration was about 22 minutes and pilots reported nil snag, HAL said.   “These maiden flights of indig



Video

कालेधन पर किया हुआ अपना वादा पूरा करूंगा - मोदी

Current Issue

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter