BHEL receives Rs. 2,900 Crore orders for Emission Control equipment from NTPC
Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 09-10-2018 13:35:00 IST
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited(BHEL) has bagged four orders for emission control equipment from NTPC ltd. Valued at about Rs.2,900 Crore. The order involves supply and installation of Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD) systems for control of SOx emissions at NTPC's3x660 MW North Karanpura, 2x500 MW Mauda Stage-I, 3x660 MW Barh Stage-I and 2x660 MW Barh Stage-II power projects.
BHEL is fully geared to cater to the requirements of emission control equipment for Indian thermal power plants. To control NOx, the company possesses inhouse capabilities to supply the technology for reducing NOx levels through suitable modifications in boilers. In addition, BHEL is also supplying state-of-the-art Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCRs) for higher reduction in NOx emission and has technology collaboration with NANO Co. ltd., Republic of Korea, for SCR Catalysts in coal fired power plants. Also, BHEL's credentials as one of the leading suppliers of Electrostatic Precipitators for controlling the Particulate Matter (PM) emissions to power plants are well established.
Besides NTPC, state utilities of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu have already placed orders on BHEL for supplying emission control equipment, while discussions with several other utilities are presently in progress.
BHEL's plan to indigenously manufacture major equipment for emission control provides a twin boost to the Government's plan of 'Making in India' and it’s Intended National Determined Contributions (IN DC) for limiting the carbon footprint of the nation.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) owned and founded by the Government of India, is an engineering and manufacturing company based in New Delhi, India. Established in 1964, BHEL is India's largest power generation equipment manufacturer.