BHEL Bags Order For Hydro Power Project In Nepal
BHEL has secured a prestigious order for executing 900 MW Arun-3 Hydroelectric Project from SJVN Arun-3 Power Development Company (SAPDC), Nepal. Notably, once completed, this will be the largest Hydropower project in Nepal. Located in the Sankhuwasabha district, this project will substantially enhance Nepal's present installed power capacity and will contribute significantly to Nepal's vision of utilising its vast Hydro potential for accelerated economic development.
This prestigious order is a testimony to BHEL's proven technological prowess in executing power projects of this magnitude. The order will also provide a fillip to the company's focus on globalization as a driver for growth. Valued at INR 5360 million, the order envisages design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection and commissioning of Electro-Mechanical equipment involving the supply of four Vertical Francis Turbines and Generator sets, each rated 225 MW.
BHEL's journey in Nepal started with supply & commissioning of 2x30 MW Hydro Generating sets for Kulekhani-I Hydro Power Project in 1980. Thereafter, BHEL also successfully completed setting up of 3x5 MW Devighat Hydro Power Project, besides executing a number of contracts for supply & services.
The Turbines, Generators, Generator Transformers, Control System, Bus ducts and other associated equipment will be manufactured at BHEL's manufacturing units in Bhopal, Bangalore, Rudrapur, Jhansi etc. Erection and Commissioning will be undertaken by BHEL's Power Sector Northern Region and 400 KV GIS will be executed by Transmission Business Group, Noida.
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- Value:INR 5360 Million
- Published On:2018-05-01