BHEL commissions 250-mw unit at UP thermal power project
State-run BHEL today said it has commissioned a 250 MW unit at Harduaganj thermal power project in Uttar Pradesh.
"BHEL has commissioned a 250 MW unit at Harduaganj Thermal Power Station (TPS), in Uttar Pradesh. With this, six million units of electricity will be added to the grid of the power deficit state, every day," a company statement said.
Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (UPRVUNL) had placed orders for setting up 2 units of 250 MW each at Harduaganj TPS, it said.
While the first unit in the contract was commissioned by BHEL in September, 2011, the project has now been completed with the commissioning of the second unit.
For UPRVUNL, BHEL is also presently executing contracts for another 250 MW unit at Parichha and two units of 500 MW each at Anpara TPS.
BHEL's scope of work in the Harduaganj contract envisaged manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of the main plant package along with associated auxiliaries and civil works for the main plant package for this power project.
The equipment for the project has been supplied by BHEL's Haridwar, Trichy, Ranipet, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Bhopal and Jhansi plants, while BHEL's Power Sector – Northern Region is undertaking erection and commissioning of the equipment.
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