BHEL bags Rs.5,600 Crore order in Tamil Nadu

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By Sarkaritel March 2, 2016 09:41

BHEL bags Rs.5,600 Crore order in Tamil Nadu

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New Delhi, March 2: Reposing confidence in BHEL’s technological and project execution capabilities, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Selvi J. Jayalalithaa, handed over the Letter of Award (LoA) for setting up of the Main Plant Package for the 2×800 MW Uppur Supercritical Thermal Power Project (TPP) to Atul Sobti, CMD, BHEL, in Chennai. This was followed by the foundation stone laying ceremony of the project.

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Against International Competitive Bidding (ICB), Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged this major order for setting up the 1,600 MW coal-based thermal power project with supercritical parameters, involving two units of the country’s highest rating 800 MW sets, in Tamil Nadu.

Valued at around Rs.5,600 Crore, the order for the main  plant package for the greenfield 2×800 MW Uppur Supercritical Thermal Power Project, located in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu, has been placed on BHEL by Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO).

Significantly, this is the second 800 MW rating supercritical order awarded to BHEL from TANGEDCOin less than a month, reinforcing BHEL’s position at the forefront of the power equipment industry in India.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel March 2, 2016 09:41