BHEL bags Rs 1,325 cr order in Andhra Pradesh

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New Delhi, Nov 18: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won a Rs 1,325 crore contract for setting up a 1x600 MW thermal power generating unit in Andhra Pradesh.

The order for the Kakatiya Thermal Power Project Stage-II at Bhoopalapally in Warangal district is slated for synchronisation in 42 months, a BHEL spokesmna told on Tuesday, Nov 18. The order has been placed on BHEL by Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited. The boiler and its auxiliaries for the project will be manufactured by BHEL at its Tiruchirapalli and Ranipet works in Tamil Nadu, while the steam turbine and generator will be manufactured at the company's Haridwar plant.

The pumps and heat exchangers will be manufactured at its Hyderabad plant and electricals at the Bhopal plant. The state-of-the-art controls and instrumentation system will be supplied by company's Electronics Division, Bangalore. Earlier, BHEL had also set up a 500 MW thermal power generating unit at the Stage-I of the same power station.


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