State-run power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals today said it has bagged Rs 641-crore contract for setting up a 412 MW hydro electric plant from Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. The project is situated at Rampur on the downstream of the 6x250 MW Nathpa Jhakri HEP and will use the de-silted water discharged by that project.
BHEL's scope of work in the project includes design, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of complete electromechanical works for the project. The equipment will be supplied by the company's units at Bhopal and Bangalore and the project is slated for commissioning in a tight schedule of 42 months.
BHEL has so far designed, manufactured, supplied and commissioned 365 hydro generating sets totalling to more than 16,996 MW in the country. crackcrack