New Delhi, Jan 24: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged a Rs 2,475 crore contract for setting up a 600 MW thermal power generating unit in Tamil Nadu.
The order has been placed on BHEL by Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) for its unit at North Chennai Thermal Power Station. ''This is the first-ever order secured by BHEL for the new rating unit of 600 MW designed to sub-critical parameters,'' A BHEL spokesman told UNI today. The boiler and its auxiliaries 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 state-of-the-art controls and instrumentation system will be supplied from BHEL's Electronics Division, Bangalore.