NSPCL is a joint venture equally owned by energy conglomerate National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Steel Authority of India (Sail).

Under the contract, Bhel will be responsible for the engineering, procurement & construction of the 250MW coal-based thermal unit at Rourkela power project.

The scope of the contract includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, construction, erection, testing & commissioning of the thermal power plant.

Bhel said that the contract is for the stage-III of the brownfield power project located in Rourkela district of Odisha.

The company will manufacture key equipment for the contract at its facilities located in Trichy, Haridwar, Bhopal, Ranipet, Hyderabad, Jhansi, Thirumayam and Bengaluru.

Bhel’s Power Sector division will be responsible for civil works and erection/ commissioning of the equipment.

Earlier, NSPCL selected Bhel to execute the 2x250MW coal-based Bhilai Expansion power plant.

NSPCL previously acquired captive power plant consisting of 2x60MW generators located at the Durgapur Steel Plant as well as captive power plant-II located comprising 2x60MW generators at the Rourkela Steel Plant from Sail.

Bhel has contributed for more than 80% of coal-based installed capacity of NTPC and its joint ventures.