BHEL to set up supercritical thermal power plant in West Bengal

BHEL to set up supercritical thermal power plant in West Bengal

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured a major contract for setting up a 660 MW supercritical thermal power plant in West Bengal. The contract is valued at approximately Rs.3,500 crore. BHEL will be setting up 1x660 MW Sagardighi Thermal Power Project Extension Unit-5 at Manigram village in Murshidabad district of West Bengal. The contract has has been placed on BHEL by West Bengal Power Development Corporation (WBPDCL). 

The company’s scope of work for this project includes  design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of the main plant turnkey package, comprising supercritical boiler and turbine generator along with its auxiliaries, electricals, controls & instrumentation, switchyard, flue gas desulphurization (FGD) and selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems, coal handling plant and ash handling plant.

The equipment required for commissioning of this project will be manufactured at BHEL’s Trichy, Haridwar, Bhopal, Ranipet, Hyderabad, Jhansi, Thirumayam and Bengaluru plants. BHEL’s Power Sector - Eastern Region division will be responsible for construction and installation activities on site. 

@EPC World Media

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