Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), the country’s largest powerequipment manufacturer, today announced it has bagged a Rs 500 crore order from stat-run power generator NTPC Ltd for supplying emission controlequipment.
Under the order, BHEL would supply and install Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD) system for NTPC’s 980 Megawatt National Capital Power Station (NCPS) at Dadri in Uttar Pradesh.
The Indian power sector has seen an uptick in the ordering of emission control equipment due to the revised and more stringent emission norms notified by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in Dec. ’15. The notification calls for installation of equipment to control various harmful emissions, both in existing as well as new thermal power projects.
“Reaffirming its commitment towards a better environment, BHEL is fully geared up to tap the huge market potential and ready to manufacture and supply emission control equipment for Indian thermal power plants to meet these revised emission norms,” BHEL said in a statement. Read More…