BHEL Secures Order for 2×800 MW Thermal Power Project in Chhattisgarh
Shares of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) gained attention in Thursday’s trading session following the announcement that the state-run company had successfully secured a significant order from NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation). The order pertains to the establishment of a 2×800 MW supercritical thermal power project Stage-II in Lara, Chhattisgarh, through a process of international competitive bidding.
BHEL’s latest achievement adds to its growing portfolio, including a recent Rs 2,242-crore order from NHPC (National Hydroelectric Power Corporation) and a Rs 4,000-crore order from an Adani Power subsidiary. The company clarified that the scope of work for this project encompasses an extensive range of activities, from design and engineering to manufacturing, construction, testing, and commissioning, along with associated civil and structural components.
The order includes the creation of a steam generator capable of biomass co-firing, the assembly of a steam turbine, generator, and supporting auxiliaries, as well as the implementation of emission control systems, control and instrumentation solutions, and the balance of plant packages.
BHEL has outlined a clear timeline for the project’s execution. Unit-1 of the NTPC order is slated to be commissioned within 48 months from the zero date, while unit-2 is expected to commence operations within 52 months from the same reference point.
The successful bid for the 2×800 MW thermal power project underlines BHEL’s proficiency and competitiveness in the energy sector. With a commitment to meeting stringent timelines and delivering high-quality solutions, BHEL continues to solidify its position as a major player in India’s infrastructure development and energy landscape.