Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited wins Kishanganga hydro project contract

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited secured a contract for the electro-mechanical equipment package for the 330-MW Kishanganga hydro project in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

BHEL was awarded the order for the hydroelectric project's complete electro-mechanical package, the company reported. The order is valued at Rs. 495 crore (US$107 million).

NHPC, formerly National Hydroelectric Power Corp., is developing the project.

The scope of work in the contract envisages design, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of complete electro-mechanical works for the project. Major equipment to be supplied includes three hydro turbines with matching synchronous generators; excitation system; transformers; microprocessor-based controls, state-of-the-art monitoring and protection system and switchyard, besides other associated equipment and auxiliaries.

Recently, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited secured a contract for the electro-mechanical equipment package for a 1,200-MW hydroelectric project in Bhutan. (HydroWorld 2/8/10)

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