Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged Rs 1,600 crore order for setting up a coal-based thermal power project in Odisha. The 1x250 MW coal-based thermal unit will be set up at Rourkela Power Project on engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) basis.
The order for the stage-III of the brownfield power project, located in Rourkela district of Odisha, has been placed with BHEL by NTPC-SAIL Power Company Private Limited (NSPCL), a joint venture of NTPC & SAIL.
BHEL had earlier executed the coal-based 2x250 MW Bhilai Expansion power plant for NSPCL. BHEL is the leading supplier of power plant equipment to NTPC and its joint ventures, having contributed more than 80 percent share of their coal-based installed capacity.
BHEL's scope of work in the project includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, construction, erection, testing & commissioning of the thermal power plant on EPC basis.
The key equipment for the contract will be manufactured at BHEL's Trichy, Haridwar, Bhopal, Ranipet, Hyderabad, Jhansi, Thirumayam and Bengaluru plants while the company's power sector division will be responsible for civil works and erection/commissioning of the equipment.