BHEL secures order for 660 MW Sagardighi TPS Extension

BHEL has secured an order worth Rs 35 billion for setting up the 660 MW Sagardighi Thermal Power Project Extension Unit 5 in West Bengal. The order includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, and testing and commissioning of the main plant turnkey package, which comprises a supercritical boiler and turbine generator along with its auxiliaries, electricals, controls and   instrumentation, switchyard, flue gas desulphurisation and selective catalytic reduction systems, and coal and ash handling plants. The order has been placed by the West Bengal Power Development Corporation. In a separate development, BHEL has won an contract worth Rs 5.65 billion from the Singareni Collieries Company for setting up solar PV power plants in Telangana. The plants will be set up in Ramagundam (50 MW), Yellandu (39 MW), Manuguru (30 MW) and Pegadapally (10 MW), on an EPC basis. This order has raised BHEL’s solar portfolio to over 710 MW.