BHEL commissions 195 megawatt unit at Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Plant

Jun 15, 2016 17:13 IST

Public Sector Power equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) on 15 June 2016 commissioned 195 megawatt (MW) unit at Muzaffarpur thermal power station in Bihar.

It will be the second 195 MW unit to be commissioned by BHEL at the 2x195 MW Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station Stage-II of Kanti Bijlee Utpadan Nigam Limited (KBUNL).

 KBUNL is a joint venture of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Bihar State Power Holding Company Limited (BSPGCL).

The first 195 MW unit was commissioned in March 2015.

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

• It is owned solely by Union Government of India which was established in 1964.

• It was awarded Maharatna status in 2013.

• It is the leading supplier of coal-based main plant equipment to NTPC and its joint ventures, with more than 80 percent share in their installed capacity.

• BHEL's scope of work in the Muzaffarpur project envisaged design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of steam turbines, generators and boilers, along with associated auxiliaries and electricals.

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