Under the contract, BHEL will be responsible for design, engineering, manufacture, supply, construction, erection, testing & commissioning for the EPC Package comprising three units of 660MW supercritical sets.

BHEL will produce the key equipment for the contract at its Trichy, Haridwar, Bhopal, Ranipet, Hyderabad, Jhansi and Bangalore plants, while the company’s power sector – eastern region will be responsible for civil works and erection/commissioning of the equipment.

In addition, BHEL will supply supercritical sets operating on higher Supercritical Steam Parameters (593 deg C / 593 deg C at 260 ata) that reduce consumption of coal for the project. The machines will be equipped with air cooled condensers in order to address the issue of water scarcity in the area.

Currently, BHEL has now orders for supply and installation of 32 supercritical boilers and 27 turbines of 660MW, 700MW and 800MW ratings.