BHEL commissions Tuirial hydro-electric project in Mizoram

BHEL is currently executing hydro electric projects of around 3,100 MW in the country

GN Bureau | November 30, 2017


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  BHEL has commissioned the second unit of the Tuirial hydro electric project in Mizoram. The Maharatna enterprise said that the unit has been commissioned in less than a hundred days of the commissioning of the first unit.

 
Located in Kolasib district of Mizoram, the greenfield project of North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) has been set up on the river Tuirial. 
 
Power generation from Tuirial project will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute towards achieving a low carbon development path for the nation. 
 
The order for electrical & mechanical (E&M) works for two units of 30 MW each was placed by NEEPCO for design, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning. The equipment has been manufactured and supplied by BHEL’s units at Bhopal, Jhansi, Bengaluru, Rudrapur and Mumbai.
 
NEEPCO’s entire installed hydro capacity of 785 MW has been supplied and commissioned by BHEL. The other hydro project of NEEPCO currently under execution by BHEL is the 4x150 MW Kameng HEP in Arunachal Pradesh. 
 
BHEL is presently executing hydro electric projects of around 3,100 MW in the country, in addition to 2,940 MW hydro projects in Bhutan.

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