BHEL Wins EPC Order for 75 MW Solar PV Plant in Gujarat

This will be the company’s largest Solar PV project till date.

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) Solar power plant

State-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has won an EPC order for setting up a 75 MW Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) power plant at Gujarat Solar Park, Charanka, Gujarat.

Against stiff competitive bidding, the company has secured the order on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis.

Further, this will be the company’s largest Solar PV project till date.

The order for setting up the 75 MW SPV power plant in Gujarat has been placed on BHEL by Gujarat Industries Power Company Ltd (GIPCL).

With this order, BHEL’s solar portfolio has risen to 545 MW. The company is presently executing over 150 MW of ground-mounted and rooftop Solar PV projects across the country.

BHEL has enhanced its state-of-the-art manufacturing lines of solar cells to 105 MW and solar modules to 226 MW per annum. In addition, space-grade solar panels using high efficiency cells and space-grade battery panels are being manufactured at its Electronic Systems Division, Bengaluru.

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 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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