BHEL commissions unit-3 of 40 MW hydro power plant in WB

BHEL commissions unit-3 of 40 MW hydro power plant in WB

20/07/2016 11:56

State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) on Wednesday said that it has successfully commissioned third unit of 4×40 MW Teesta Low Dam Hydro Electric Project (HEP) stage-IV in West Bengal (WB).

“BHEL commissions 40 MW Hydro Power Plant in West Bengal,” the company said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange on July 20, 2016.

Teesta HEP is being set up by National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC), on the River Teesta in Darjeeling district of West Bengal.

Further, power generation from the Teesta project will result in reduction of green-house gas emissions and will help in achieving a low carbon development path for the state as well as the nation, it added.

The company’s scope of work includes design, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of the complete E&M works including vertical shaft Kaplan Turbines and matching generators, BHEL said in a statement.

Meanwhile, shares of company were trading at Rs 141.95 apiece, up 1.76 per cent, from previous close on BSE at 11:59 hours.

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