Bhel commissions 600 mw thermal unit in Odisha

Tags: BHEL, Power
State-owned BHEL today said it has commissioned the first unit of 600 MW capacity of a thermal power project at Angul in Odisha.

The commissioning of this unit is part of the Rs 2,600- crore contract given to BHEL by Jindal India Thermal Power.

The order for the 2x600 MW power project was placed by Jindal India Thermal Power Limited, BHEL said in a statement.

"Work on Unit 2 (600 MW) is progressing in full swing and the unit is also expected to be commissioned during the current year," the statement said.

BHEL's scope of work in the contract includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of steam turbines, generators and boilers, along with associated auxiliaries.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • Census shows urgent steps are needed to dispel rural despair

    The much delayed Socio-Economic and Caste Census, 2011, has finally seen the light of day, and going by its conclusions, it couldn’t have come a day

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

INTERVIEWS

Sarthak Raychaudhuri

vice-president, HR, Asia South Whirlpool of India

GV Nageswara Rao

MD & CEO, IDBI Federal Life

Timothy Moe

Goldman Sachs

TODAY'S COLUMNS

Taslima Nasreen

Gender stereotyping needs to end

It was around 1993 when some women working in Bangladesh’s ...

Rajgopal Nidamboor

Up the ante of your conscious existence

It sounds cryptic, but is not as complex as it ...

Shona Adhikari

Paint brush in hand, head in the clouds

This week we bring you a variety of art news. ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture