BHEL bags orders valued at Rs.3,200 crore for Hydro Projects
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged significant orders, valued at Rs.3,200 Crore, for Electro-Mechanical (E&M) works for a Hydro Electric Project (HEP) in Andhra Pradesh and E&M works of Pump- Motor sets for Lift Irrigation Schemes (LIS) in Telangana.
Significantly, the order for E&M works for 12×80 MW Polavaram HEP in Andhra Pradesh envisages manufacture and supply of India’s highest unit-rating Kaplan hydro turbines. Polavaram HEP, being developed by Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited (APGENCO), is located in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
Pump-Motor sets order for LIS projects in Telangana include 15 sets (1,992 MW) for Kaleshwaram LIS and 13 sets (1,885 MW) for Palamuru Rangareddy LIS (package 1 & 16). These LIS projects are being developed by the Irrigation & CAD Department, Govt. of Telangana. Notably, BHEL is also executing another order for 18 Pump-Motor sets of Palamuru Rangareddy LIS (package 5&8) in Telangana.