BHEL launches hydro electric project in Mizoram

BHEL has installed 3,100 MW of power generating capacity in north eastern states

GN Bureau | September 1, 2017


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 Maharatna PSU, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), has commissioned the first unit of Tuirial hydro electric Project in Mizoram. This is the first large-rating hydro power project in Mizoram.

The greenfield project is being set up by the North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) on river Tuirial. Power generation from Tuirial HEP will result in reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and contribute towards achieving a low carbon development path for the nation. 
The order for the electrical and mechanical (E&M) package of two units of 30 MW each, placed to BHEL by NEEPCO, envisaged design, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of the complete E&M package. 
 
The entire installed hydro capacity of NEEPCO of 755 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. Some of the major hydro projects commissioned for NEEPCO by BHEL are the Rangandi HEP in Arunachal Pradesh and Kopili HEP in Assam. 
 
In the north eastern states, BHEL has installed around 3,100 MW of power generating capacity, accounting for more than 75 percent of the total installed capacity in the region including 726 MW gas-based Palatana power project in Tripura.
 

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