BHEL Accelerates Project Execution Momentum Surpasses Government 12th Plan Capacity Addition Target
Renewing its thrust on accelerated project execution, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has achieved a capacity addition of 45,274 MW of utility sets during the 12th five year plan, surpassing the Government’s capacity addition target by 9%. Significantly, BHEL continues to remain the single largest contributor to the country’s installed capacity of utility sets, with a share of 46% in the 12th Plan capacity addition. Notably, BHEL’s capacity addition during the 12th five year plan is 78% higher than that in the 11th plan.
During FY 2016-17, BHEL has achieved a capacity addition of 6,317 MW in the utility segment, which is nearly four times of the next highest achievement by any other manufacturer. In addition, 1,422 MW of Industrial sets and 78 MW of overseas sets have also been commissioned by BHEL during the year, besides 61 MWp of Solar Power Plants, including 50 MWp at Ananthapur in Andhra Pradesh. With the commissioning of 4 Roof Top Solar Plants, totalling to 403 kWp, during the year, BHEL has enhanced its presence in this emerging segment as well. With this, a total of 8,538 MW has been synchronised/ commissioned in the year.