BHEL to build 1600 MW supercritical coal order for power plant in Karnataka

20 April 2010 - India's state-owned power engineering firm BHEL has won a 63bn rupees ($1.05bn) order for setting up an supercritical coal fired power plant in Karnataka.
 
The contract involves the design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of two coal fired thermal units of 800 MW each with supercritical parameters at Raichur in Karnataka.
 
RPCL is a joint venture company of Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) and BHEL, which has been set up to build, own and operate supercritical thermal power plants in Karnataka.
 
BHEL is also executing a contract for supply of supercritical steam generators to APGenco's 2 x 800 MW Krishnapatnam Thermal Power Project, which is at an advanced stage of completion, the statement added. 

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