BGR Energy pips global firms to bag NTPC order for 800 MW turbines
16 September 2011
Turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracting firm BGR Energy has secured Rs3,600 crore worth orders from National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to supply of four or five units of super critical steam turbine generators, of the nine turbines that state-owned NTPC requires at four sites.
Chennai-based BGR Energy said it secured the contract beating four major electrical equipment manufacturers, including BHEL, L&T-Mitsubishi, Bharat Forge-Alstom and Toshiba.
NTPC had invited bids for 9 x 800 MW super-critical steam turbine generator units for four of their sites viz:
- Lara Super Thermal Power Project (2 x 800 MW)
- Darlipali Super Thermal Power Project Stage - I (2 x 800 MW)
- Gajmara Super Thermal Power Project Stage - I (2 x 800 MW)
- Kudgi Super Thermal Power Project Stage - I (3 x 800 MW)
BGR Energy emerged the lowest bidder for all nine units of super-critical steam turbine generators.
According to the tender conditions, NTPC would award four or five units of super-critical steam turbines to the lowest (L-1) bidder ie, BGR Energy.