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BHEL wins EPC for supercritical thermal project in Maharashtra

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World Coal,

Following an international competitive bidding (ICB) process, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has won an order for setting up a 660 MW coal-fired thermal power project with supercritical parameters in Maharashtra, India.

Valued at over Rs. 2800 Crore, the project will be set up as an expansion project (Unit 6) of Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO)’s Bhusawal thermal power plant in Jalgaon district of Maharashtra.

BHEL's scope of work for this brownfield expansion project includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of 1 x 660 MW supercritical thermal set and civil works.

The 1420 MW Bhusawal TPS is presently equipped with two sets each of 210 MW and 500 MW ratings. Notably, all of these sets have been supplied and commissioned by BHEL. MAHAGENCO has entrusted BHEL with the contract for setting up the first supercritical set at Bhusawal TPS.

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 – Western Region shall be responsible for civil works and erection and commissioning of the equipment.

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