State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), the country’s largest power equipment manufacturer, has bagged a Rs 4,400 crore order from Uttar Pradesh for setting up a 1,320 Megawatt supercritical thermal power plant.
The order has been placed on BHEL by Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (UPRVUNL), an official statement said. Located at Panki in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, the project will be executed by BHEL on engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) basis, it added.
The key equipment for the project will be manufactured at BHEL’s Trichy, Haridwar, Hyderabad, Ranipet, Bhopal, Bengaluru and Jhansi plants, while the company’s Power Sector – Northern Region division will be responsible for construction and installation activities at the site. The plant shall be equipped with emission control equipment to meet the revised emission norms, notified by the ministry of environment, forest and climate change.
BHEL has supplied equipment for over 70 per cent of the state’s power generating capacity, aggregating to more than 17,800 Mw. Read More…