Indian power equipment manufacturer, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won a contract worth INR28,540m ($535.96m) for supply of the steam generator package in the Indian state of Bihar.

Under the order from Nabinagar Power Generation (NPGCL), BHEL will provide equipment for three coal-fired thermal units of 660MW each.

NPGCL, a joint venture of Indian utility NTPC and Bihar State Electricity Board, has been constructing the upcoming 1,980MW Nabinagar Supercritical Thermal Power Project (STPP) in Bihar.

BHEL said the latest order is the second supercritical thermal power project being executed by it in Bihar. The first project was the 2x660MW Barh STPP Stage-II of NTPC.

With this order, the customer has reposed confidence in the company’s technological excellence as also its capability in executing power projects of this magnitude.

With the new contract, the company has bagged orders for supply and installation of 21 supercritical steam generators of 660MW, 700MW and 800MW ratings.