GE Steam Power inks USD 165 million pact to supply three nuclear steam turbines to BHEL

GE Steam Power has inked a USD 165 million pact with Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) to supply three nuclear steam turbines.

GE Steam Power will supply three nuclear steam turbines out of six units for Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited’s (NPCIL) domestic nuclear program- phase 1 being developed at Gorakhpur, Haryana (units – 1 to 4 (Gorakhpur Haryana Anu Vidyut Pariyojana (GHAVP)) and Kaiga (Kaiga atomic power station unit 5 and 6) Karnataka. The domestic program includes 12 units of 700 MW being developed by NPCIL with their own nuclear reactor technology i.e., pressurised heavy water reactors. In total, it will represent 8.4 GW of CO2-free electricity for the country, enough to power more than 14 million homes.

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