BGR Energy Systems, has won the contract from Neyveli Uttar Pradesh Power Limited (NUPPL) for 3 x 660 MW (1,980 MW) Super Critical Thermal Power Project at Ghatampur, Uttar Pradesh.
Neyveli Uttar Pradesh Power Limited (NUPPL) is a joint venture between NLC India Limited and Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (UPRVUNL).
BGR Energy secured this contract in an international competitive bidding. The value of the contract is INR27.8 billion (US$441 million).
The contract is for design, engineering, manufacture, supply, inspection, testing of all plant and equipment including technological & miscellaneous structures, mechanical, C&I systems, electrical equipment and systems, steel structures, supply of mandatory spares, civil works, erection, trial operation, commissioning, performance guarantee testing and handing over of Balance of Plant (BOP) equipment on turnkey basis.
The salient features of this coal-based project include gas Insulated Switchgears at 3 voltage levels namely 765kV, 400kV and 132kV. It also features tri-flue chimney of 275 meter height with borosilicate glass lining. The contract provides for price variation for supply of indigenous plant and equipment, erection and civil works.
The energy generated by Ghatampur thermal power project, which is about 14,000 MU per annum, will be mainly supplied to Uttar Pradesh. The benefits of this generation will be available in the 13th Five-Year Plan.