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BHEL bags order for captive power plant

MAINTAINING ITS competitive edge over multinational companies, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged yet another order for a captive power plant to be installed at an upcoming coke oven plant in West Bengal.

india Updated: Feb 10, 2006 14:16 IST

MAINTAINING ITS competitive edge over multinational companies, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged yet another order for a captive power plant to be installed at an upcoming coke oven plant in West Bengal.

Valued at Rs 76 crores, the order has been placed on BHEL by Hooghly Metcoke and Power Company Limited (HMPCL), a joint venture company of Tata Steel and West Bengal Industries Development Corporation, for the captive power plant of their green field non-recovery type metallurgical coke oven plant at Haldia in West Bengal, said an official release.

The order envisages manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of two Steam Turbine Generator (STG) sets of 45 MW each along with associated auxiliaries to meet the requirement of uninterrupted power supply for the plant and is scheduled for commissioning in nineteen-and-a-half months, the release added.

BHEL has emerged as the market leader in co-generation and captive power plants, offering units for both steam turbine based and gas-based combined cycle power projects for total power and process steam requirements of various industries.

So far, the company has supplied and commissioned more than 600 steam turbine and gas turbine-based plants for a host of industries like metal, paper, sugar, cement and process industries like refineries, petrochemicals, fertilizer etc.

In addition, BHEL has established itself as a supplier of gas turbine-generators to utilities in India and the overseas market, claimed the release.

First Published: Feb 10, 2006 14:16 IST