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Orders & Contracts: October 2014

EM News Bureau ,  Thursday, November 13, 2014, 10:47 Hrs  [IST]

Bharat Heavy Electricals has been awarded a contract by Tamil Nadu Generation & Distribution (TANGEDCO) to develop a 1,320-mw supercritical thermal power project on EPC basis. Under the Rs.7,800-crore contract, BHEL will construct and commission a 2x660-mw coal-fired supercritical thermal power project at Ennore SEZ in Tamil Nadu. The contract scope includes designing, engineering, manufacturing, supplying, constructing, erecting, testing and commissioning the EPC package comprising 2x660-mw supercritical sets.

BGR Energy Systems has won an order to set up a 230kV air-insulated substation (AIS) at Puraisai in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu on turnkey basis. This project is part of a Rs.250-crore package that state utility Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Ltd has ordered on the Chennai-headquartered company. The package also includes setting up a similar AIS at Palavadi in Dharmapuri district.

Alstom T&D India has secured a contract from Power Grid Corporation of India, for approximately Rs.138 crore, to supply transformers and reactors for the expansion of 400/220kV grid substations across southern India. The project is part of Power Grid’s System Strengthening Scheme to boost power handling capacity of substations, and stabilise the transmission infrastructure in southern India. Under this new contract, Alstom will supply six units of 400/220kV, 500 MVA transformers and two units of 420kV, 125 MVAr shunt reactors. All equipment will be supplied from Alstom T&D India’s manufacturing facilities across the country.

ABB has won an order worth around Rs.55 crore from Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Ltd (TANTRANSCO) to build a new substation in capital city Chennai. As part of the turnkey contract, ABB will design, supply, install and commission the substation. Key product supplies include nine bays of 230kV GIS, power transformers and 23 indoor switchgear units rated at 33kV. The substations will also be equipped with IEC 61850 based open protection, automation and telecommunication systems as well as ancillary systems.

The Transmission & Distribution business of KEC International has won orders valued at Rs.746 crore in India, Zambia and the Americas. Among the domestic order is a Rs.207-crore mandate for supply and erection of 220kV and 66kV transmission line in Jammu & Kashmir. The order was secured from Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL). In Zambia, power utility ZESCO placed a Rs.253-crore turnkey order for setting up 330kV and 220kV transmission lines in Zambia. Independently, the cable business of the company secured orders worth Rs.273 crore for the supply of power and telecom cables.

IL&FS Engineering & Construction Company Ltd has announced that it has bagged a contract worth Rs 196 crore from West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd for construction of rural electrification infrastructure, erection works and household electrification in 24 Parganas (North) district of West Bengal under the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY). The completion period is 24 months from the day of commencement of the work.

Thermax has landed an order worth Rs.321 crore from an unnamed African business conglomerate to supply a captive power plant to one of its cement plants. The power plant is to be commissioned within 15-16 months and will utilize the latest generation atmospheric fluidized bed combustion boilers and a high-pressure steam cycle to facilitate optimal plant efficiency.

Power Grid Corporation of India has placed on Tata Projects Ltd a Rs.71-crore order for tower erection (Package- TE01) for the 17.5-km 400kV D/C Lara STPS-I to Raigarh (Kotra) pooling station transmission line and 400 kV D/C (Quad) Lara STPS- I to Champa pooling station transmission line (112 km) associated with transmission system of Lara STPS- I (2x800-mw) generation project of NTPC in Chhattisgarh.

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has landed a Rs.250-crore contract from NMDC Ltd for design, engineering, supply, erection and commissioning of the complete power distribution system for 3 million tpa integrated steel unit at Nagarnar in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh on turnkey basis. The system will supply power through 33kV GIS based substations to the shops of the steel plant.

Power Grid Corporation of India has awarded a Rs.239-crore contract to Hyosung Corporation for a GIS substation package for (i) Extension of 400/220 kV Baripada substation (400 kV with GIS bay 220 kV with AIS bay), (ii) Extension of 400 kV Maithon substation (with 400kV GIS bay), (iii) Extension of 220kV GIS substation at Kishanganj, (iv) Modification of existing AIS 132kV switching scheme to GIS at Siliguri Purnea substation (v) 1x125 MVAR, 400kV bus reactor each at Baripada Maithon under Eastern Region Strengthening Scheme- XII and extension of 220kV substation at Gaya Muzzaffarpur with GIS bays.

Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) Pvt Ltd has clinched a Rs.60-crore order from Power Grid Corporation of India for a substation package (SS01) for (i) Extension of 400/220kV Muzaffarpur substation along with 1x500 MVA, 400/220kV, 3-ph ICT, (ii) extension of 220/132kV Ara substation along with 1x160 MVA, 220/132kV, 3-ph ICT, (iii) Extension of 400/220kV Maithon substation along with 2x500 MVA, 400/220kV, 3-ph, ICT and 400kV, 1x125 MVAR bus reactor under Eastern Region Strengthening Scheme- IX.

orders-NOV.jpgBharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has secured the contract, worth Rs.422 crore, for setting up the 444-mw Vishnugad Pipalkoti hydroelectric project in Uttarakhand. Placed by Tehri Hydro Development Corporation Ltd, the order is for electromechanical works comprising four sets of 111-mw each of the run-of-river scheme.

Vadodara-headquartered Diamond Power Infrastructure has won a Rs.68-crore contract from Power Grid Corporation of India for transmission tower supply package (TS01) for 400kV D/C Lara STPS-I to Raigarh (Kotra) Pooling station transmission line (17.5 km) and 400 kV D/C (Quad) Lara STPS-I to Champa Pooling station transmission line (112 km) under Transmission System Associated with Lara STPS-I (2x800-mw) generation projects of NTPC in Chhattisgarh.

Avantha Group Company CG (Crompton Greaves) has won a contract from Administracion Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE), the national power utility of Paraguay, for eight single- and three-phase transformers totaling 420 MVA that will support the expansion of the country’s 220kV and 66kV electricity network.
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