Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has won a prestigious contract for setting up a Gas Turbine based Captive Power Plant on Lumpsum Turnkey (LSTK basis) under International Competitive Bidding (ICB). Valued at Rs 1,034 crore, the order has been placed on BHEL by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) for its Visakh Refinery expansion project at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
The company's scope of work in the contract envisages engineering, manufacture, supply, transportation, erection & commissioning and civil works of one Gas Turbine Generator (GTG), one Heat Recovery Steam Generator and one Steam Turbine Generator along with associated auxiliaries on LSTK basis. This captive power plant is being set up to meet the power and steam required by HPCL for its planned refinery expansion from 8.33 to 15 MMTPA.
BHEL is India's largest engineering and manufacturing company of its kind. It is a power plant equipment manufacturer and operates as an engineering and manufacturing company.