BHEL and Indian Railways tie-up for Rooftop SPV Systems

Apr 12, 2017 14:34 IST

bhel Indian Railways solar plant The Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) on 11 April 2017 announced that it has tied up with the Indian Railways for executing Rooftop SPV Systems Project.

An agreement in this regard was signed between the BHEL and the Indian Railways on 30 March 2017.

The agreement was signed in the presence of Amitabh Mathur, Director (IS&P), BHEL and Ravinder Gupta CAO, Indian Railways Organisation for Alternate Fuels.

Details related to the Agreement

•    Under the agreement, the BHEL will install 2 MWp Roof Top SPV Systems at Diesel loco Modernisation Works (DMW), Patiala.

•    Under the agreement, the BHEL will undertake various activities including design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of grid connected rooftop solar photo voltaic power plant.

•    The BHEL was also entrusted with the responsibility to undertake associated civil works.

•    Further, the agreement will also include 5 years’ operation and maintenance.

•    With the signing of the agreement, the BHEL enhanced its roof top SPV project portfolio to 10 MWp.

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About Bharat Heavy Electricals

•    BHEL has been the bedrock of India's Heavy Electrical Equipment industry since its incorporation in 1964.

•    BHEL's growth has been synchronous with achieving self-sufficiency in the indigenous manufacturing of heavy electrical equipment.

•    Out of the available 35,000 MW per annum capacity for power plant equipment manufacturing in the country, BHEL alone constitutes a mammoth 20,000 MW per annum capacity.

•    A widespread network of 17 Manufacturing Divisions, 2 Repair Units, 4 Regional Offices, 8 Service Centres, 6 Overseas Offices, 6 Joint Ventures and current project execution at more than 150 project sites across India and abroad corroborates the humungous scale and size of its operations.

•    Adding to its achievements, BHEL has joined the elite club of select global giants having an installed base of over 170 GW of power generating equipment globally.

•    In FY 2015-16, the company has recorded the highest-ever commissioning of projects in its history.

•    BHEL also has a widespread overseas footprint in 80 countries, including Belarus, Bhutan, Egypt, Indonesia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Oman, Rwanda, Sudan, Tajikistan and UAE.

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