BHEL won order for renovation of 210 MW thermal unitBharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won order for the energy efficient renovation and modernisation (EE R&M) of a 210 MW thermal unit in Maharashtra. The World Bank-funded contract has been placed on BHEL by the Maharashtra State Power Generation Corporation Limited (MSPGCL). The order envisages design, supply and installation for the EE R&M of the one 210 MW boiler, turbine and generator package for the 210 MW Unit 6 at Koradi thermal power station.BHEL’s scope of work in the current contract involves design, engineering, manufacture, supply and erection and commissioning of critical parts of the Boiler, Turbine and Generator, along with their controls and instrumentation. The order also envisages uprating of the unit. According to a statement released by the company, “Successful EE R&M of the unit will lead to enhancement in the rated capacity of the unit with a substantial improvement in the Plant Load Factor (PLF). The unit efficiency will also increase due to a reduced heat rate and auxiliary power consumption. In addition, the EE R&M will ensure reduction in emission levels of flue gas, conforming to the current environmental norms.”Major equipment for this contract will be manufactured and supplied by BHEL’s plants at Trichy, Ranipet, Haridwar, Hyderabad and Bangalore.