New Delhi, June 7: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned a 250 MW unit at Harduaganj Thermal Power Station (TPS), in Uttar Pradesh. With this, 6 million units of electricity will be added to the grid of the power deficit state, every day.
Reposing confidence in BHEL’s capability and technological excellence, Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (UPRVUNL) had placed orders for setting up 2 units of 250 MW each at Harduaganj TPS.
While the first unit in the contract was commissioned by BHEL in September, 2011, the project has now been completed with the commissioning of the second unit.
Significantly, with this, BHEL has commissioned back-to-back, thermal generating units with a cumulative capacity of 1,000 MW in Uttar Pradesh, the other units being 500 MW at Rihand STPS and 250 MW at Parichha TPS. For UPRVUNL, BHEL is also presently executing contracts for another 250 MW unit at Parichha and two units of 500 MW each at Anpara TPS.
BHEL’s scope of work in the Harduaganj contract envisaged manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of the main plant package along with associated auxiliaries and civil works for the main plant package for this power project.