BHEL begins execution of 4,000 MW Yadadri thermal power project

The project will be executed on fast track basis by BHEL in line with the company’s strategy of focusing on revival of held up projects and their speedy execution.

GN Bureau | October 24, 2017


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 Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commenced the execution of the 4,000 MW Yadadri supercritical thermal power project. The order of the project was placed by Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Limited (TSGENCO). 

 
The thermal power project is located at Damaracherla in Nalgonda district of Telangana.
 
The Rs 20,400 crore Yadadri thermal project, comprising five units of 800 MW supercritical sets, is not only the single-largest order for BHEL but also the highest value order ever placed in the power sector in India. It has got the environmental clearance by ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEF&CC).
 
The project will be executed on fast track basis by BHEL in line with the company’s strategy of focusing on revival of held up projects and their speedy execution. It will lead to a quantum jump in BHEL’s executable outstanding order book and will help the company to enhance its growth momentum.
 
BHEL has contributed equipment for 86 percent of the coal-based power generation capacity installed in Telangana. Some of these projects like Kothagudem and Ramagundam have been consistently performing above national benchmarks.
 
BHEL has already secured orders for 48 supercritical steam generators and 41 supercritical steam turbine generators  – the highest for any domestic power equipment manufacturer. 
 
TSGENCO had earlier awarded contracts for 800 MW Kothagudem power project and 1,080 MW Bhadradri power project, to BHEL, which are under advanced stages of execution.

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