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BHEL wins coal-fired power project in Odisha

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World Coal,

Following an international competitive bidding process, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has won an order for setting up a coal-fired thermal power project in Odisha.

The 1 x 250 MW coal-fired thermal unit will be set up at Rourkela power project on Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) basis. NTPC-SAIL Power Co. Private Ltd (NSPCL), a joint venture of NTPC & SAIL, placed the order – valued at over Rs 16 000 million – for the Stage-III of the brownfield power project, located in Rourkela district of Odisha.

BHEL's scope of work in the project includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of the 1 x 250 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 shall be responsible for civil works and erection/ commissioning of the equipment.

BHEL had previously executed the coal-fired 2 x 250 MW Bhilai Expansion power plant for NSPCL. It is the leading supplier of power plant equipment to NTPC and its joint ventures, having contributed more than 80% share of their coal-fired installed capacity.

Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs

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