The order for Rahughat HEP, located in the Raghuganga municipality of Myagdi district of Nepal, envisages design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection and commissioning of the complete electro-mechanical package involving supply of two Vertical Pelton Turbines (20 MW each) along with associated equipment, matching generators, governors, controls & instrumentation, protection system, transformers, 220 KV switchyard and balance of plant (BoP) packages. Major equipment for the contract will be manufactured and supplied by BHEL’s plants at Bhopal, Jhansi, Rudrapur and Bengaluru, while the installation activities on-site will be carried out by the company's Power Sector - Northern Region division, Noida.
This is the second consecutive success for BHEL in the hydropower sector of Nepal. Last year, BHEL had won a prestigious order for the largest Hydropower project in Nepal - 900 MW Arun-3 HEP, which is presently under construction.
BHEL has been contributing to Nepal’s hydro sector with the commissioning of 2x30 MW hydro generating sets at Kulekhani-I HEP in 1980, followed by the 3x5 MW Devighat Hydro Power Project in 1983, which was successfully renovated, modernized and uprated by BHEL in 2011.
BHEL’s portfolio of over 500 hydroelectric generating sets with a cumulative capacity of more than 30,000 MW across the world, is a testament to BHEL’s dominance in the hydro sector.Disclaimer: This story is a press release and is being published without any editing by PSU Watch desk. Our editorial team has only changed the headline.