21 February, Mumbai
Power Equipment Major,Bharat Heavy Electricals(BHEL) has won a prestigious contract for setting up a Gas Turbinebased Captive Power Plant on Lumpsum Turnkey (LSTK basis) underInternational Competitive Bidding (ICB).
Valued at Rs 1034 crore, the order has been placed on BHEL byHindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) for its Visakh Refineryexpansion project at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, company said ina filing with BSE.
BHEL’s scope of work in the contract envisages engineering,manufacture, supply, transportation, erection & commissioning andcivil works of one Gas Turbine Generator (GTG), one Heat RecoverySteam Generator and one Steam Turbine Generator along withassociated auxiliaries on LSTK basis.
This captive power plant is being set up to meet the power and steamrequired by HPCL for its planned refinery expansion from 8.33 to 15 MMTPA.
With this order, HPCL has reposed its confidence in BHEL forGTG-based captive power plants. BHEL continues to demonstrate itsleadership status in India and abroad for GTG-based power plantswith more than 230 GTG projects (executedl under execution)including eight for HPCL’s refineries at Visakhapatnam and Mumbai.
The key equipment for this package shall be supplied by BHEL’s unitsat Hyderabad, Trichy, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Ranipet, Jhansi,Visakhapatnam and Rudrapur. The erection and commissioning of theproject shall be undertaken by BHEL’s Power Sector-Eastern Region, Kolkata.