BHEL Secures EPC order for 30 MW Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants in West Bengal

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) order for setting up 30 MW (3×10 MW) of Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) Power Plants.

Valued at Rs.169 crore, EPC order has been placed on BHEL by West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Corporation Limited (WBSEDCL) said BHEL in a statement.

The SPV plants of 10 MW each are to be set up at Mejia (Bankura), Santaldih (Purulia) and Chharrah (Purulia) in West Bengal.

Earlier this year, BHEL secured EPC orders from Neyveli Lignite Corporation and Bharat Electronics Limited for setting up of a 65 MW SPV Power plant at Neyveli (Tamil Nadu) and a 15 MW SPV Power Plant at Ordinance Factory Premises, Medak (Telangana) which are currently under execution.

BHEL manufactures solar cells and modules at its Electronics Division unit in Bengaluru, while space-grade solar panels using high efficiency cells and space-grade Battery panels are manufactured at its Electronic Systems Division, also in Bengaluru.

BHEL offers EPC solutions for both off-grid and grid-interactive solar PV power plants and has set up Solar Plants in various locations in India including the Lakshadweep Islands for island electrification.

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