Aug 1 2016 | India Opportunities

BHEL commissions 40 MW hydro power plant in west bengal

BHEL has recently commissioned the third unit of the NHPC’s 4x40 MW Teesta Low Dam Hydro Electric Project (HEP) Stage-IV in West Bengal being set up on the river Teesta.  It’s a run-of-the-river greenfield project located in Darjeeling district of West Bengal. The fourth and final unit of the project is also in advanced stages of execution.

The order for Electrical & Mechanical (E&M) works for four units of 40 MW each was placed on BHEL by NHPC. The scope of work comprised design, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of complete E&M works including vertical shaft Kaplan Turbines and matching generators. The equipment has been supplied by BHEL units at Bhopal, Jhansi, Rudrapur & Bengaluru.

BHEL is currently executing Hydro Electric Projects of around 3,300 MW in India. The other projects of NHPC currently under execution by BHEL are the 4x200 MW Parbati HEP Stage – II and 3x110 MW Kishanganga HEP. In West Bengal, BHEL is also executing the 3x40 MW Rammam Stage-III hydro-electric project of NTPC.