Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has commissioned the 500 MW Unit-6 of NTPC’s Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Plant (FGUTPP) in Uttar Pradesh. The company was awarded the contract for the manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of Boiler, Turbine, Generator & associated auxiliaries, Electricals, Switchyard and Station Controls & Instrumentation.
The key equipment for the project has been manufactured by the company at its Haridwar, Trichy, Hyderabad, Bhopal, Ranipet and Bengaluru works, while the construction of the plant was undertaken by the company’s Power Sector – Northern Region. Notably, all the existing 5 units of 210 MW at FGUTPP, have also been commissioned earlier by BHEL.
BHEL has a long-standing partnership with NTPC. BHEL has supplied and executed over 33,000 MW coal-based power plants of NTPC and its JVs, that account for around 80% of NTPC’s coal based installed capacity.