Tuesday, April 3, 2018

BHEL bags Rs 4400 cr order for power unit in UP

BHEL has bagged an order for Rs 4,400 crore to set up a 660 MW supercritical thermal power plant in Uttar Pradesh. The order has been placed by Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (UPRVUNL), the state-owned power equipment maker said in a statement.
Located at Panki in Kanpur district, the project will be executed by...
BHEL on engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) basis.
The key equipment for the project will be made at BHEL's Trichy, Haridwar, Hyderabad, Ranipet, Bhopal, Bengaluru and Jhansi plants, while the PSU's power sector northern region -- division will be responsible for construction and installation activities at the site.
Over 70 per cent of UP's power generating capacity, aggregating to more than 17,800 MW, has been installed by BHEL.
BHEL is India's largest manufacturer of power generation equipment with an installed base of around 1,80,000 MW of power plant equipment globally.
In the supercritical segment, the PSU said it has manufactured and executed 660 MW, 700 MW and 800 MW sets, thereby demonstrating its leadership status and technological prowess.
Accelerating its growth momentum, BHEL has reported a surge in profitability up to the third quarter of 2017-18. Prudent strategies of faster execution and resource optimisation measures, concerted efforts for revival of stranded projects, have begun reflecting in the results. The next wave of growth will be engineered by enhancing the order book in the diversified as well as conventional areas, it added.
BHEL has earlier also bagged Rs 1034-crore gas turbine-based captive power plant order from HPCL. It won the 'prestigious' contract for setting up a gas turbine based captive power plant on lumpsum turnkey (LSTK) basis under International Competitive Bidding (ICB).
The Maharatna PSU has a widespread overseas footprint in 82 countries with cumulative overseas installed capacity of BHEL manufactured power plants nearing 10,000 MW including Belarus, Bhutan, Egypt, Indonesia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Oman, Rwanda, Sudan, Tajikistan and UAE.
BHEL bagged a huge export order, valued at US dollar 1.5 billion (Rs.10,000 crore), for setting up 1,320 MW (2x660 MW) Maitree Super Thermal Power Project in Bangladesh. It was BHEL’s largest power project order in the international market.boration pact with Korean company. The order was secured from the Bangladesh India Friendship Power Company Pvt Ltd (BIFPCL), a 50:50 JV company of NTPC and Bangladesh’s BPDB in April last year.

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