BHEL commissions 500 MW Unit in Maharashtra

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By Sarkaritel April 30, 2015 12:03

BHEL commissions 500 MW Unit in Maharashtra


New Delhi, April 30: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned the first 500 MW unit at the 2×500 MW Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Project (STPP) Stage-III, of Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MAHAGENCO), in Maharashtra. With this, [8 units aggregating to 2,840 MW] supplied and executed by BHEL are now in operation at Chandrapur STPP.

Work on the second 500 MW unit of Stage-III of the project is going on and the unit is expected to be commissioned in financial year 2015-16.

BHEL’s scope of work in the contract envisaged design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of Steam Turbines, Generators and Boilers, along with associated Auxiliaries and Electricals, besides state-of-the-art Controls & Instrumentation (C&I) and Electrostatic Precipitators (ESPs).

Significantly, BHEL has been a partner in the power development programme of the state of Maharashtra and has contributed more than 15,000 MW of generating capacity to Maharashtra, the highest in any single state.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel April 30, 2015 12:03