New Delhi: State-run power equipment maker BHEL has commissioned a 93 MW steam turbine-based captive power plant (CPP) at Hazira in Gujarat for Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL).
"This is the second unit of the 4x93 MW steam turbine-based CPP, being set up by BHEL for RIL at Hazira," BHEL said in statement today.
According to the statement, for RIL, the company is also setting up a 3x93 MW steam turbine-based CPP at Dahej in Gujarat.
The CPPs are being set up to meet the power requirements of RIL's refinery projects at Hazira and Dahej. With the commissioning of the second unit at Hazira, BHEL has so far commissioned two units each at the Hazira and Dahej projects.
The remaining three units (two at Hazira and one at Dahej) are also planned for commissioning during the current financial year, it said. Reliance Industries has been sourcing steam turbines as well as gas turbines from BHEL for their Jamnagar, Dahej, Hazira and Patalganga refineries and petrochemical complex.
Along with the power utility segment capacity addition of 2,180 MW, BHEL has added 600 MW capacity in its CPP segment in the current fiscal till date.
BHEL is aggressively pursuing opportunities in its industrial segments apart from conventional power utilities. The company industry segment includes captive power plants, defence equipment, transportation, solar, compressors, oil rigs, HT motors, etc, it added....