Jan 17: State,-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) on Wednesday said that it has won a prestigious order for setting up a 660 MW coal-based thermal power project with supercritical parameters in Maharashtra.
Valued at over Rs 2,800 crore, the project will be set up as an expansion project of Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO)’s Bhusawal Thermal Power Station (TPS) in Jalgaon district of Maharashtra, according to the company.
“BHEL’s scope of work for this brownfield expansion project includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of 1×660 MW supercritical thermal set and civil works,” it said.
Further, the key equipment for the contract will be manufactured at BHEL’s Trichy, Haridwar, Bhopal, Ranipet, Hyderabad, Jhansi, Thirumayam and Bengaluru plants while the company’s power sector-Western Region shall be responsible for civil works and erection and commissioning of the equipment.
BHEL shares were trading at Rs 99.30, up 0.51% from the previous closing of Rs 98.80, on BSE at 2.01 pm today.