BHEL commissions first unit of Pulichintala HEP in Telangana

BHEL commissions first unit of Pulichintala HEP in Telangana

01/12/2016 17:23

State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) on Thursday said it has successfully commissioned the first unit of the 4×30 MW Pulichintala Hydroelectric project (HEP) in the state of Telangana.

The greenfield project is being set up by TSGENCO in Guntur district of Telangana on the river Krishna, the company said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange on December 01, 2016.

The scope of work includes design, manufacture, supply, supervision of erection, testing and commissioning of Electrical & Mechanical (E&M) package comprising four sets of 30 MW vertical Kaplan Turbine & Generator along with associated auxiliaries, it added.

Moreover, the equipment has been manufactured at the company’s plants at Bhopal, Jhansi, Rudrapur & Bengaluru, while supervision of erection & commissioning of the project has been carried out by it’s power sector – southern region construction division, it said.

The company further said that, it has secured orders for more than 500 Hydroelectric generating sets of various ratings till date, with a cumulative capacity of more than 29,000 MW, out of which, equipment for about 5,700 MW generating capacity has been contracted outside India.

Meanwhile, shares of the company closed at Rs 128.80 apiece, down 1.19 per cent, from previous close on BSE.

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