State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals has received four contracts worth Rs 7,000 crore from various producers. BHEL’s, scope of work in the contracts include design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of the plant package.
The contracts have been placed by NTPC, NLC Tamil Nadu Power Ltd (NTPL) and Mahagenco. NTPC has placed orders for steam generator packages for the 2x500 MW Super Thermal Power Project each in Madhya Pradesh (Vindhyachal) and Uttar Pradesh (Rihand). NTPL has placed order for setting up 2x500 MW thermal power plant in Tamil Nadu (Tuticorin). The key equipment for the contracts will be manufactured at BHEL’s Haridwar, Trichy, Ranipet, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Bhopal and Jhansi plants.
The company plans to build equipments that can generate up to 15,000 MW of electricity by the end of this year.