Thermal Power

05 Feb 2021

BHEL Commissions 800 MW Supercritical Thermal Power Plant in MP

05 Feb 2021  by ETEnergyWorld   
India’s largest power equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) announced on Thursday it has commissioned the second unit of 800 Megawatt capacity of the 2x800 MW Gadarwara super thermal power project Stage 1.

The plant is located at Gadarwara in Narsinghpur district of Madhya Pradesh and is being developed by NTPC Ltd.

BHEL’s scope of work in the project included design, engineering, manufacture, supply, and erection & commissioning of steam turbines, generators, boilers, and associated auxiliaries, besides the controls and instrumentation and electrostatic precipitators.

The construction of the plant was undertaken by the company's power sector division in the northern region based in Noida while the key equipment was manufactured at BHEL’s Trichy, Haridwar, Bhopal, Ranipet, Hyderabad, Jhansi, Thirumayam, and Bengaluru plants.

The first unit of this project was commissioned by BHEL in 2019 and is presently under commercial operation.

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