BHEL commissions third renovated hydro unit at the 3×60 MW Baira Siul hydropower project

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)has completed the renovation and modernisation (R&M) and commissioned the third and final unit of the 3×60 MW Baira Siul hydro power station of NHPC Limited located in Chamba, Himachal Pradesh.

The first and second units of the station have already been renovated and commissioned in December 2019 and October 2020 respectively. BHEL had won the order for R&M of the three units of Baira Siul hydro power station amidst stiff competitive bidding. BHEL’s scope in the project comprised design, manufacture, supply, replacement and commissioning of critical parts of turbines and auxiliaries, governors, generators and control and monitoring.