State-run BHEL has bagged a Rs 40 crore contract to supply equipment for a captive power plant being set up at global steel giant ArcelorMittal's plant in Ukraine. BHEL has bagged the contract for supplying the steam turbine generator (STG) package for the captive power project at ArcelorMittal Group's steel plant at Kryviy Rih, in Ukraine. BHEL's scope of work under this contract involves design, engineering, manufacture, supply and supervision of the erection and commissioning of the 27-MW steam turbine & generator package, including controls and instrumentation (C&I). The project is to be executed by BHEL within a contractual completion deadline of 18 months. The steam turbine generators and C&I systems are to be manufactured at BHEL's Hyderabad plant and its electronics division in Bangalore, respectively.
Up to June, 2011, BHEL had installed generation equipment with a cumulative capacity of over 8,500 MW in 21 countries outside India, while another 5,200 MW of power generation capacity was under various stages of execution in 19 countries. BHEL has also set up a marketing office at Almaty, in Kazakhstan. The company has executed many contracts for various products and services in Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. Presently, the company is executing a gas turbine based combined heat and power plant project in Belarus.