Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract worth INR7,300crore ($1.1bn) for installing a 1.32GW Supercritical Thermal Power Project (TPP) in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
India’s state-owned power equipment manufacturer has bagged the order from Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO). BHEL has won the contract in an international competition bidding for the Udangudi TPP which would comprise two units of 660MW each.
BHEL will execute the greenfield project located at Udangudi in Thoothukudi district on an EPC basis.
As part of the contract, the company will be responsible for the design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, commissioning and civil works for the entire power plant. The contract would also include work related to sea water intake and outfall systems. Read More…