GE awarded with twin boiler equipment orders by BHEL

09 July 2018

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has awarded twin boiler equipment orders to GE Power’s Steam Power business for supercritical thermal power projects at Patratu in Jharkhand and Udangudi in Tamil Nadu, at a combined order value of USD 72.4 M.

Twin boiler equipment
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BHEL is executing Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for a Phase-I expansion of Patratu Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited’s (PVUNL) 2,400-MW Supercritical Thermal Power Station at Patratu and for the first stage of a proposed 1,320-MW Supercritical Thermal Power Plant at Udangudi by Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO).

As part of the order, GE Power will supply pressure parts equipment for the Patratu project at an order value of USD 52 M and to Udangudi thermal power projects at a value of USD 20.4 M, for onshore supply. The equipment, including pressure parts, for both these projects will be sourced from GE’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Durgapur, West Bengal.

Units 1 and 2 of the Udangudi project are scheduled to be commissioned by 2021, while Patratu plant’s Unit - 1, 2 and 3 are scheduled to be commissioned by 2022 and 2023, respectively.

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