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Bhel commissions hydro power project in HP

PTI  New Delhi, May 23, 2014
First Published: 16:00 IST(23/5/2014) | Last Updated: 16:03 IST(23/5/2014)

State-owned power equipment maker Bhel has commissioned all the four units of the 520 MW Parbati hydro electricity project in Himachal Pradesh.

"With the commissioning of the fourth and final 130 MW hydro generating unit at Parbati project in Himachal Pradesh, Bhel has commissioned all the four units of the underground hydro power plant of NHPC," Bhel said in a statement today.

The first three units at Parbati project were commissioned by Bhel in February and March 2014.

Parbati project is located near Bihali village in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.

Bhel's scope of work in the project included supply and installation of turbines, control and monitoring system, associated station auxiliaries, Gas Insulated Switchgear and electrical and mechanical Balance of Plant (BoP).

Bhel is executing three more hydro projects of NHPC -- 3x110 MW Kishanganga in Jammu & Kashmir, 4x40 MW Teesta Low Dam in West Bengal and 4x200 MW Parbati II in Himachal Pradesh, which are in different stages of execution, the statement said.

The company's scrip was trading at Rs. 271.20, up 2.81 per cent on the BSE.

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