Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has recently bagged an order for setting up a coal-based thermal power project in Odisha against International Competitive Bidding (ICB). The 1×250 MW coal-based thermal units will be set up at Rourkela Power Project on Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) basis. Valued at over INR 16,000M, the order for the Stage-III of the brownfield power project, located in Rourkela district of Odisha, has been placed on BHEL by NTPC-SAIL Power Company Private Limited (NSPCL), a Joint Venture of NTPC & SAIL. BHEL had earlier executed the coal-based 2×250 MW Bhilai Expansion power plant for NSPCL.
BHEL’s scope of work in the project includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, construction, erection, testing & commissioning of the 1×250 thermal power plant on EPC basis. The key equipment for the contract will be manufactured at BHEL’s Trichy, Haridwar, Bhopal, Ranipet, Hyderabad, Jhansi, Thirumayam and Bengaluru plants while the company’s Power Sector division shall be responsible for civil works and erection/ commissioning of the equipment.