BHEL secures Rs 736 crore order for Nuclear Steam Generators from NPCIL

BHEL secures Rs 736 crore order for Nuclear Steam Generators from NPCIL

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 13 Mar 2018

New Delhi, Mar 13 (IBNS): Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured an order worth Rs. 736 crore for supply of Steam Generators from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limted (NPCIL).

BHEL, in an official release on Monday, said that the order has been received against competitive bidding.

The Steam Generators will be used for a 700 MWe Pressurised Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR) to be installed at Gorakhpur Haryana Anu Vidyut Pariyojna (GHAVP) in Fatehabad district of Haryana.

The Steam Generators will be manufactured at the Tiruchirappalli plant of BHEL.

According to a company release, BHEL said it has been working on the design and development of Nuclear Steam Generators along with NPCIL and has so far supplied 38 Steam Generators for various nuclear power installations in the country.

Currently, BHEL manufactured Steam Turbine Generator sets contribute nearly half of the country’s total installed nuclear power capacity, the release said.

BHEL said it is the only Indian company associated with all the three stages of the Indian Nuclear Power Programme - the first stage Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR), the second stage Fast Breeder Reactor (FBR) and the third stage Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR) and has been a partner for over four decades in the development of the indigenous Nuclear Power Programme since its inception.
 

BHEL secures Rs 736 crore order for Nuclear Steam Generators from NPCIL

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