Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has once again demonstrated its project execution prowess with the capacity addition of 5,010 MW of utility power projects in the first three quarters of the current financial year (2015-16). Significantly, this is the highest ever capacity addition achieved by BHEL for the corresponding period in any financial year. In addition, projects aggregating to 2,270 MW have also been synchronised by BHELduring this period and are available for capacity addition. In the same period, BHEL has also commissioned 524 MW of industrial sets and 125 MW of overseas projects, resulting in the highest ever overall capacity addition/synchronization of 7,929 MW, in the first nine months of a financial year. Significantly, utility sets have been commissioned by BHEL at power stations spread all over India. These include one unit of 660 MW at Bara and one unit of 500 MW at Anpara in Uttar Pradesh in Northern India.One unit of 500 MW at Sagardighi has been commissioned in West Bengal in Eastern India. In the South, BHELhas commissioned one 600 MW unit at Kakatiya, a 520 MW unit at Vizag and a 500 MW unit at Tuticorin.
In addition, one 500 MW unit at Vindhyanchal in Madhya Pradesh and a 250 MW unit at Sikka in Gujarat in Central and Western India respectively were also commissioned during the first three quarters of 2015-16. A significant contribution has also been made in the North-East with the commissioning of one unit of 250 MW at Bongaigaon. Continuing the momentum achieved in the commissioning of hydro power plants in the last year,
BHEL has already commissioned hydro sets totaling to 730 MW till date, which is almost the same as the total hydro capacity addition of 736 MW in the country during the entire financial year 2014-15. BHEL is the market leader of power equipment in the Indian Power Sector. BHEL’s formidable strength of an installed base of over 150,000 MW of power plant equipment coupled with its vast experience makes it an ideal choice of utilities in the country.