State-run BHEL on Tuesday said it has bagged a Rs 2,854 crore (Rs 28.54 billion) contract for setting up a 1,980 MW thermal power project in Bihar.
"BHEL has bagged a contract for supply of the Steam Generator Package for three coal-fired thermal units of 660 MW each. Valued at Rs 2,854 crore, the order has been placed on BHEL by Nabinagar Power Generation Company Ltd," the company said in a statement.
Nabinagar Power Generation Company Ltd is a joint venture of NTPC Ltd [ Get Quote ] and Bihar State Electricity Board for this project.
The other major contracts involving supply of supercritical sets (which are energy efficient and environment friendly), presently under execution by BHEL include Barh Project of NTPC, Bara Project of Prayagraj Power Generating Company Ltd, a part of Jaypee Group, Singrauli project of Dainik Bhaskar Power Ltd etc.
BHEL has established the capability to deliver power plant equipment of 20,000 MW per annum.