BHEL to build supercritical thermal project in TN

BHEL has a share of 83% in Tamil Nadu’s coal-based generating capacity

GN Bureau | December 19, 2017


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 Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged an order to set up a 1,320 MW supercritical thermal power project (TPP) in Tamil Nadu.

The Rs 7,300 crore-project for building the power project has been placed by Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO).
 
This is the fourth order for supercritical sets finalised in the last three years by TANGEDCO and all of the four orders have been secured by BHEL.
 
The implementation of the new projects will help foster growth in Tamil Nadu and provide easy electricity access to people. At present, BHEL has a significant share of 83 percent in the state’s coal-based generating capacity. It has been a major partner in the power development programme of Tamil Nadu. 
 
Located at Udangudi in Thoothukudi district in Tamil Nadu, the greenfield project will be executed by BHEL on engineering, procurement, construction basis. BHEL's scope of work in the current contract involves design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, commissioning and civil works for the entire plant. 
 
The key equipment for the project will be manufactured at BHEL’s Trichy, Haridwar, Bhopal, Ranipet, Hyderabad, Jhansi, Thirumayam and Bengaluru plants. 
 
BHEL is the leading power equipment manufacturer in the country with 50 sets of supercritical boilers and 43 sets of supercritical turbine generators ordered on it by various customers.
 

 

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