BHEL Gets EPC Orders Worth Over Rs 125 Cr to Set-up Solar PV Plants in Gujarat

The company has bagged the first order from Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd (GACL) for setting up of a 20 MW SPV power plant.

Solar PV Plants in GujaratState-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has won the two orders in Gujarat worth aggregating more than Rs 125 crore for setting up of Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) power plants on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis.

The company has bagged the first order from Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd (GACL) for setting up of a 20 MW SPV power plant.

On the other hand, it has secured the other EPC order from Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd (GSFC) for setting up of a 10 MW SPV power plant.

Further, both the solar power plants will be set up at Gujarat Solar Park, Charanka, Gujarat. With these orders, the company’s solar capacity under execution at Gujarat Solar Park has reached 120 MW while it’s solar portfolio has risen to 580 MW.

Currently, BHEL is executing over 210 MW of ground-mounted and rooftop solar PV projects in India.

Moreover, the company has been contributing to the national initiatives for developing and promoting renewable energy based products on a sustained basis, since past three decades.

BHEL has enhanced its state-of-the-art manufacturing lines of solar cells and solar modules. In addition to this, space-grade solar panels using high efficiency cells and space-grade battery panels are also being manufactured by the company at its Bengaluru plant.

Meanwhile, the company offers EPC solutions for both off-grid and grid-interactive SPV power plants and has set up solar plants in various locations in India including the Lakshadweep Islands for island electrification.

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Manu Tayal

Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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