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BHEL commissions 800 MW supercritical thermal power plant in Gujarat

Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has successfully commissioned 1X800 MW Wanakbori Unit 8 Expansion Project in Gujarat. Located in Kheda district of Gujarat, the project is owned by Gujarat State Electricity Corporation (GSECL), a state-owned power generation company. Notably, this 800 MW set is the highest rating set of GSECL. Previously, the company has set up seven units of 210 MW at Wanakbori, the oldest of which has been in operation for more than 35 years.

The company has executed the order for setting up the 800 MW coal-based power plant on Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) basis and its scope of work in the project envisaged design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of the steam turbine-generator, boiler, associated auxiliaries and electricals, state-of-the-art Controls & Instrumentation (C&I) and Electrostatic Precipitators (ESPs), besides other equipment of the EPC package.

BHEL is India’s largest engineering and manufacturing company of its kind. It is a power plant equipment manufacturer and operates as an engineering and manufacturing company.