BHEL consolidates its position in Hydro R&M with orders from State and Central Utilities
New Delhi, October 5: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has achieved another milestone in its services business by securing two Renovation & Modernization (R&M) contracts of Hydro Electric Plants (HEPs).
Against stiff international competition, the company has won prestigious orders worth around Rs.430 Crore, for the R&M of the 6×60 MW Balimela HEP of Odisha Hydro Power Corporation Limited (OHPC) and the 3×60 MW Bairasiul HEP of National Hydro Power Corporation Limited (NHPC).
The units at both Balimela and Bairasiul have been in operation for over 35 years and the R&M of these units will result in restoration of output capacity, improvement in efficiency and reduction in auxiliary power consumption, in addition to leading to better plant availability.
BHEL’s scope of work in the orders envisages design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, dismantling, erection, testing and commissioning of critical parts of Turbines, Generators, Governors, Controls & Instrumentation, Protection and Balance of Plant (BoP). Major equipment for these contracts will be manufactured and supplied by BHEL’s plants at Bhopal, Jhansi and Bengaluru.