BHEL wins Rs 7,300 cr contract for Tamil Nadu power project

New Delhi, Dec 16 : State-run power equipment manufacturer Bhel announced on Friday that it has won a Rs 7,300 crore order for setting up a supercritical thermal power project (TPP) in Tamil Nadu.

According to a company release here, the order for setting up the 2x660 MW Udangudi TPP has been placed on the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corp (TANGEDCO), a state government enterprise.

Four other orders have been won by Bhel from TANGEDCO in the last 3 years, all through international competitive bidding, it said.

The three earlier orders were for the 2x660 MW Ennore Special Economic Zone, 1x800 MW North Chennai Supercritical TPP Stage-III and the 2x800 MW Uppur TPP.A

The Udangudi greenfield project will be executed by Bhel on an Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) basis.

The scope of work involves design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, commissioning and civil works for the entire plant including sea water intake and outfall systems.

The key equipment for the project will be manufactured at Bhel's plants across the country, including Trichy, Haridwar, Bhopal, Thirumayam and Bengaluru.

The company's Southern Region will be responsible for the civil works, erection and commissioning of the equipment, the statement added.



Source: IANS