BHEL bags Rs 866 cr Reliance order

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New Delhi, Jan 22 (UNI) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged a Rs 866 crore order from Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) to install a 345 MW gas turbine-based combined cycle power plant at Nagothane in Maharashtra's Raigad district.

The project, slated for completion in 26 months, will meet the power requirement of Reliance Retail and other RIL ventures and is expandable up to 1,000 MW in future, a BHEL spokesman told UNI today.

This is the first commercial order on BHEL for an advanced-class Fr.9FA gas turbine and will open up a new line of business for the company.

BHEL's scope of work envisages design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of one frame 9FA gas turbine generator set, one steam turbine generator set and one heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) with state-of-the-art Controls and Instrumentation, in addition to complete civil works and select spares.

While the gas turbine generator will be manufactured at BHEL's Hyderabad plant, the HRSG and the control system will be manufactured at the company's Trichy plant and Electronics Division, Bangalore, respectively.

UNI YJ PDT HT1640

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