Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has awarded a Rs1,990-crore order for the supply
and installation of steam generator and steam turbine packages for its Vallur
Thermal Power Project at Ennore, Tamil Nadu, to public sector power equipment
maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL).
scope of work involves designing, engineering manufacturing, supply, erection
and commissioning of steam and turbine generators, electrostatic precipitators,
associated auxiliaries and controls and instrumentation system
says it outbid leading European equipment suppliers, to bag the order from NTPC-Tamil
Nadu Energy Company Limited (NTECL), a joint venture between NTPC and Tamil Nadu
Electricity Board (TNEB).
recent months BHEL has been awarded three contracts for supply and installation
of seven sets of 500 mw each at Jhajjar STPS, Koderma TPS and Durgapur Steel TPS,
it said in a release. Till now, BHEL has been awarded orders for the supply and
installation of 60 units of 500 mw each, of which 31 have been commissioned.
set up under the government''s mega power project policy, the Vallur project is
targeted for synchronisation during the 11th plan and would add nearly 24 million
units every day to the grid on commissioning.
say is ramping up its manufacturing capacity in the next three years, to be able
to manufacture equipment to generate power worth 15,000 MW from 6,000 MW at present.