New Delhi: Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), the country’s largest power equipment manufacturer, today announced it has bagged four order worth Rs 2,900 crore from state-run power generator NTPC Ltd for supplying emission control equipment.
Under the contracts, won through competitive bidding, BHEL would supply and install Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD) systems for control of Sulphur Dioxide emissions at NTPC's 1,980 Megawatt (Mw) North Karanpura plant, 1,000 MW Mauda Stage-I project, 1,980 Mw Barh Stage-I and 1,320 Mw Barh Stage-II project.
“With these orders, BHEL is presently executing FGD systems for 17 units of NTPC and its JVs, other projects being 3x250 MW Bongaigaon, 2x490 MW National Capital Power Station (NCPS) at Dadri and 2x660 MW Maitree in Bangladesh. Overall, BHEL has contracted FGD orders for 32 units from various customers till date,” the company said in a statement.
BHEL has an ongoing technology collaboration with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) of Japan for FGD systems and with HLB Power of Korea for large-sized Gates and Dampers.
“To control NOx, the company possesses in-house capabilities to supply the technology for reducing NOx levels through suitable modifications in boilers. In addition, BHEL is also supplying state-of-the-art Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCRs) for higher reduction in NOx emission and has technology collaboration with NANO Co Ltd of Korea for SCR catalysts in coal-fired power plants,” BHEL said.
BHEL has installed over 183 power utility sets in India and abroad over the past five decades. Apart from NTPC, state utilities of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu have also placed orders on the firm for supplying emission control equipment even as discussions with multiple utilities are currently ongoing.
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