Bhel wins turnkey contract for 726 MW CCGT power plant

10 September 2008 - Indian state-run power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has received an order worth 22bn rupees ($490m) to build a combined-cycle power plant in Tripura on a turnkey basis.

The 726.6 MW plant in Tripura, north-eastern India will be built for ONGC Tripura Power, a venture of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation. Bharat outbid Alstom India for the contract, it was reported.

The contract involves supply and commissioning of two fuel-efficient advanced-class frame 9FA gas turbines. The power plant to be installed at Pallatana in Udaipur district of Tripura.

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