5 March 2010 - India's Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured an order for setting up two coal fired power plant in Maharashtra, involving five new rating units of 270 MW each.
Valued at 57.8bn rupees ($1.3bn), the order for the Greenfield power projects, located at Nasik (5 x 270 MW) and Amravati (5 x 270 MW), both in Maharshatra, has been placed on BHEL by Elena Power & Infrastructure Limited, a company of the Indiabulls group, and reflects the customer’s confidence in the company’s technological excellence and capability in executing projects of this magnitude.
BHEL’s scope of work in the contract envisages design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of steam turbines, generators and boilers, along with associated auxiliaries and electricals, besides the controls & instrumentation (C&I) and electrostatic precipitators (ESP).
The turbine generators and boilers will be manufactured at the company’s Haridwar and Trichy plants respectively, and the C&I systems will be supplied by BHEL’s Electronics Division, Bangalore. The company’s Hyderabad plant will manufacture the coal mills and boiler feed pumps, while the electricals will be supplied by BHEL's Bhopal and Jhansi plants. BHEL's Ranipet plant will manufacture and supply the ESP.