BHEL bags Rs 2,200 cr contract in Tripura

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{image-Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd_09092008.jpg www.oneindia.com}New Delhi, Sep 9: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) on Tuesday, Sep 9 said it has won a Rs 2,200 crore-contract for setting up a 776 MW combined cycle power plant in Tripura.

The order comprises two combined cycle modules of 363.3 MW each, with the first block to be completed in 42 months and the second in 45 months, a BHEL spokesman said. The order for the gas turbine-based plant, to be installed at Pallatana in Udaipur district of Tripura, has been placed on BHEL by ONGC Tripura Power Company Limited, a joint venture of ONGC, IL &FS and the Tripura Government.

It involves supply and commissioning of two fuel-efficient advanced-class frame 9FA gas turbines. On commissioning, the project is expected to transform the power scenario of the entire North-East and act as a catalyst for rapid economic development of the region.

BHEL's scope of work envisages design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of two frame 9FA gas turbine generator sets, two steam turbine generator sets and two heat recovery steam generators with state-of-the-art controls and instrumentation, in addition to complete civil works and spares. This is the fifth order bagged by BHEL involving advance class frame-9FA gas turbines.

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