BHEL wins Rs 950 crore captive power plant order from Bharat Oman refinery

New Delhi: Engineering major Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured an order worth Rs 950 crore, for setting up a 99 MW captive power plant on EPC basis. This is the highest-value single order for a captive power plant.

Bharat Oman Refinery Limited (BORL) has placed the order with BHEL for the 3x33 MW power plant, to be set up as part of its refinery project at Bina in Madhya Pradesh.

The power plant will be equipped with eco-friendly, state-of-the-art circulating fluidised bed combustion (CFBC) boilers, specifically designed to utilize petcoke fuel.

The eco-friendly power plant will meet the process steam and power requirement of the upcoming refinery project. While the first unit is slated for commissioning in a schedule of 26 months, the project will be completed within 30 months. The equipment, to be supplied under the contract, has to meet stringent technical specifications to ensure uninterrupted and high-quality power and steam, required for the refinery.

BHEL's scope of work in the project envisages design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of the power plant, in addition to complete civil works. Major equipment to be supplied includes; three 33 MW steam turbine generators and 275 tonnes per hour capacity CFBC Boilers.

BHEL's plants at Hyderabad, Trichy, Ranipet, Bhopal, Jhansi and Electronics Division, Bangalore will supply the equipment for the project. Complete civil works and erection and commissioning of the power plant will be carried out by BHEL's Western region power sector at Nagpur.