The 2,880 MW Dibang multipurpose project in Arunachal Pradesh has received an order from NHPC, according to the state-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL). According to a statement from BHEL, the project's electro-mechanical (E&M) work order was won after a competitive international bid process.
"BHEL's scope under the contract envisages design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of the electro-mechanical package including Turbines, Generators, Digital Governing Systems, Static Excitation Systems, Transformers, Bus Reactors, Gas Insulated Switchgear, Outdoor Pot Yard & Switchyard Equipment and Electrical & Mechanical BoPs,".
Design, engineering, production, supply, construction, and commissioning of the E&M package are all included in BHEL's scope of work under the contract. Major project components will be produced at BHEL plants in Bhopal, Bengaluru, Jhansi, and Rudrapur, while the company's power sector - eastern region division, based in Kolkata, will handle on-site execution activities.
The company is currently completing orders for the 105 MW Loktak HEP (Manipur) for M/s NHPC and renovation and modernization (R&M) of the 850 MW Ratle HEP (J&K) for restricted scope of E&M works, among other orders. Additionally, BHEL is managing six hydro projects totaling more than 650 MW nationwide. Additionally, BHEL has expanded its product line to include big Francis type Pump-Motor Sets for Lift Irrigation Schemes. These Sets are currently being used in Kaleswaram, Telangana, which is home to the largest lift irrigation project in the world.