State-run BHEL has commissioned another 270 MW unit at Goindwal Sahib coal-fired power project in Punjab. “Within one month of the successful commissioning of a 270 MW thermal generating unit in Punjab, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned another 270 MW coal-based unit at the same site in the state,” the company said in a statement.
The unit has been commissioned at the 2×270 MW Goindwal Sahib coal-fired thermal power project of GVK Power and Infra Limited (GVKPIL), located at Goindwal Sahib city in Tarn Taran district, near Amritsar in Punjab, it added.
BHEL’s scope of work in the Goindwal Sahib project envisages design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of steam turbines, generators, boilers, associated auxiliaries and electricals, besides Controls and Instrumentation (C&I) and Electrostatic Precipitators (ESPs).
The equipment for the project were supplied by various manufacturing units of BHEL located at Trichy, Ranipet, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Haridwar, while the construction work was carried out by the company’s power sector-Northern Region, the statement added.