POWER UTILITY | Staff Reporter, India

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited inks deal to build 800MW supercritical coal plant

The new coal-fired power plant will be operated by SCCL.

Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) agreement for the construction of a new 800 MW supercritical coal-fired power plant in the Mancherial district in Telangana, India. According to Enerdata, the facility will supply the state-held mining firm Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL), jointly owned by the Indian government and the Telangana state government. As per the EPC contract, BHEL will install the boiler, generator and turbine of the new coal-fired plant for IRup58.17bn (U$$900m).

The new coal-fired facility will be operated by SCCL. It is the second phase of an existing 1,200 MW coal-fired thermal project, the Singareni Thermal Power Plant, which comprises two units of 600 MW each, built by BHEL as well with an investment of IRup82.5bn (US$1.27bn).

This article was originally posted by Enerdata.

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