New Delhi : Public sector heavy engineering major Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won an order for emission control equipment from Bhartiya Rail Bijlee Company Limited (BRBCL), a joint venture of NTPC Ltd. and Indian Railways. Valued at about Rs.750 Crore, the order involves supply and installation of Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD) system at 4×250 MW Nabinagar project of BRBCL in Aurangabad district of Bihar.
BHEL’s scope of work includes design, engineering, civil works, supply, erection and commissioning of wet FGD system along with auxiliaries including limestone and gypsum handling system and wet stack on full EPC basis.
BHEL has been a major player in this area for over a decade and was one of the earliest entrants in the Indian market for emission control equipment, having successfully executed FGD system at Tata Power’s Trombay Unit 8 in 2008. With this order, BHEL is presently executing FGD systems for 27 units of NTPC and its JVs.
Besides NTPC, several state utilities have already placed orders on BHEL for supplying emission control equipment, while discussions with several other utilities are in progress. Overall, BHEL has contracted FGD orders for 41 units from various customers till date.