BHEL commissions fifth 68 MW Hydro Generating Unit

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By Sarkaritel August 1, 2014 13:45

BHEL commissions fifth 68 MW Hydro Generating Unit


New Delhi, August 1: In quick succession, another hydro generating unit of 68 MW at Rampur Hydro Electric Project (HEP) in Himachal Pradesh has been commissioned by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL). With this, BHEL has successfully commissioned five units of the 412 MW hydro power plant of SJVN Limited. The earlier four units at Rampur HEP were commissioned between March 2014 and June 2014. All the four have since been put into commercial operation. The sixth and last Unit is in an advanced stage of execution and is likely to be commissioned by BHEL shortly.

Rampur HEP powerhouse is located on River Satluj, a major tributary of the Indus Basin in Himachal Pradesh – 120 km from Shimla. BHEL’s scope of work in the project includes supply, erection and commissioning of 6 numbers 68 MW Francis turbines operating at a head of 119 meters with matching synchronous generators of 200 rpm, static excitation system, main inlet valves, digital governors, state-of-the-art control & monitoring system (SCADA), associated station auxiliaries, Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) and electrical & mechanical Balance of Plant (BoP).

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By Sarkaritel August 1, 2014 13:45