Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has won a Rs 11,700 crore order for setting up a 3×800 MW supercritical thermal power plant in Jharkhand.
The order for setting up the 3×800 MW Patratu Super Thermal Power Station Expansion, Phase-I (3x 800 MW) has been placed on BHEL by Patratu Vidyut Utpadan Nigam (PVUNL – a subsidiary of NTPC in Joint Venture with Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam).
Significantly, this is the single largest order ever placed by NTPC or its subsidiaries and the second largest order ever won by BHEL. Located at Patratu in Ramgarh district of Jharkhand, the project will be executed by BHEL on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis.
Key equipment for the project will be manufactured at BHEL’s Trichy, Haridwar, Hyderabad, Ranipet, Bhopal, Bengaluru and Jhansi plants, while the company’s Power Sector – Western Region division will be responsible for construction and installation activities at the site.