BHEL ventures into power generation as co-developer

BHEL has achieved a capacity addition of 6,317 MW in the utility segment, which is four times of the next highest achievement by any other manufacturer

GN Bureau | April 8, 2017


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BHEL has achieved a capacity addition of 6,317 MW in the utility segment, which is nearly four times more than any other manufacturer
 
With the commencement of commercial operation of the first unit of its 2x800 MW project at Yeramarus in Karnataka, the Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has forayed into power generation field as a co-developer.
 
Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) and BHEL are the main equity partners of Raichur Power Corporation Limited.
 
The Maharatna enterprise has also achieved a capacity addition of 45,274 MW of utility sets during the 12th five year plan and surpassed the capacity addition target by nine percent.
 
During 2016-17, BHEL achieved a capacity addition of 6,317 MW in the utility segment, which is nearly four times more than any other manufacturer. That apart, 1,422 MW of Industrial sets and 78 MW of overseas sets have also been commissioned by BHEL during the year.
 

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