Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has received the Letter of Intent (LoI) for setting up 30 MW (3x10 MW) of Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) Power Plants on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis from West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Corporation (WBSEDCL) and the order value is Rs 169 Crore. The SPV plants of 10 MW each are to be set up at Mejia (Bankura), Santaldih (Purulia) and Chharrah (Purulia) in West Bengal.
Earlier this year, BHEL bagged EPC orders from Neyveli Lignite Corporation and Bharat Electronics for setting up of a 65 MW SPV Power plant at Neyveli (Tamil Nadu) and a 15 MW SPV Power plant at Ordinance Factory premises, Medak (Telengana) which are currently under execution.
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