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BHEL bags Rs 3,700-cr order in Karnataka

The order has been placed for setting up the 700-Mw supercritical (energy efficient) unit at Bellary Thermal Power Station in Karnataka on a turn-key basis.

     Last Updated: October 7, 2010  | 00:00 IST

State-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) on Thursday said it has bagged a Rs 3,700-crore order from Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd for setting up the 700-megawatt (Mw) Bellary Thermal Power Station.

The order has been placed on BHEL for setting up the 700-Mw supercritical (energy efficient) unit at Bellary Thermal Power Station in Karnataka on a turn-key basis, an official statement said.

The PSU has commissioned about 5,000 Mw of power generating sets in the state, which include thermal as well as hydro units of various ratings, the statement added.

It is also executing the 2x800 Mw Yeramarus supercritical thermal power station of Raichur Power Corporation Ltd, a joint venture between KPCL and BHEL, set up to build, own and operate supercritical thermal power plants in Karnataka.


BHEL has established the capability to deliver 15,000 Mw of power equipment per annum and further augmentation to 20,000 Mw per annum is underway.

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