195 MW Units at Muzzafarpur Commissioned by BHEL [ Current Affairs ]

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195 MW units has been Commissioned by Public Sector Power equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) at Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station in Bihar. This is the second 195 MW unit to be commissioned by BHEL at the 2×195 MW Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station Stage-II of Kanti Bijlee Utpadan Nigam Limited (KBUNL).

  • NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation) and BSPGCL (Bihar State Power Holding Company Limited) jointly handle this project KBUNL.
  • In March, 2015 the first 195 MW units was commissioned.
  • BHEL had imagined design, manufacturing, engineering, supply, erection and commissioning of steam turbines, generators and boilers, along with associated auxiliaries etc. for this thermal power plant.
  • BHEL is the important dealer of coal-based main plant apparatus to NTPC and its joint projects.
  • It has above 80 % share in their fixed capacity in them.

About Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

  • BHEL is a power plant equipment manufacturer.
  • Union Government completely Owen it.
  • In 1964 it was formed.
  • It was awarded with a Maharatna Company status in 2013.
  • It is the biggest engineering and manufacturing company of its kind in India.

About NTPC

  • NTPC Limited is an Indian central Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, tied up in the business of generation of electricity and associated activities.
  • Under the Companies Act 1956 and a “Government Company” a company combined within the meaning of the act.
  • The headquarters of the company is located at New Delhi.
  • Core business of NTPC is generation and sale of electricity to state-owned power supply companies and State Electricity Boards in India.
  • The company also carries out consultancy and turnkey project agreements that include engineering, project management, construction management and operation and management of power plants.

- Published on: June 15, 2016