Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has achieved a major milestone with the dispatch of its 40th Nuclear Steam Generator to the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL). The Steam Generator, to be installed in NPCIL’s Rajasthan Atomic Power Project (RAPP), was flagged off from BHEL’s Trichy plant in the presence of senior officials of BHEL and NPCIL.
The first stage of the indigenous nuclear power program of the country has attained maturity with 18 operating PHWRs. Twelve PHWRs accounting for 74% of the Nuclear Power capacity are equipped with BHEL-supplied Steam Turbine Generator sets (10 units of 220 MW each and two units of 540 MW).
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.