Outbidding Alstom under International Competitive Bidding (ICB), Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has bagged the main plant package contract for three coal-fired thermal units of 660 MW each, with supercritical parameters. Valued at Rs 5,450 crore, the order has been placed on BHEL by Lalitpur Power Generation Company (LPGCL), a Bajaj group company, for setting up the 1,980 MW Lalitpur Supercritical Thermal Power Station (TPS) in Uttar Pradesh.
BHEL has upgraded its technology base from sub-critical sets to supercritical sets of 660, 700, 800 MW and above, which will enable the country to be self-reliant in the field of supercritical thermal power plants.
With this contract, BHEL has maintained its track record of bagging most of the orders for power generating equipment in Uttar Pradesh. The company has commissioned about 9,900 MW of power generating sets of various ratings in the state.
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