Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has started the execution of the 4,000MW Yadadri Supercritical Thermal Power Project (TPP) in Telangana, India.
The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract, awarded to BHEL by Telangana State Power Generation (TSGENCO), will entail an investment of INR204bn (INR$3.13bn).
Apart from being the single-largest order for BHEL, the project also marks the highest value order ever placed in the country’s power sector. Scope of work includes development of five units of 800 MW supercritical sets.
“The Yadadri project will be executed on fast track basis by BHEL in line with the company’s strategy of focusing on revival of held up projects and their speedy execution. The Yadadri project will lead to a quantum jump in BHEL’s executable outstanding order book and will help the company to enhance its growth momentum,” BHEL said in a statement.