Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) placed a Rs 265-crore order with the state-run BHEL for supplying Gas Turbine Generator package at its Integrated Refinery Project in Kochi Refinery.
As part of this contract, BHEL would supply the generator package for an energy efficient and environment friendly co-generation captive power plant at the refinery in Kerala.
BHEL would supply and monitor three gas turbines of 34.5 mw rating each, with associated auxiliaries and control systems.
The gas turbine will be operated in the cogeneration mode for meeting the power and process steam requirement of the upcoming Kochi refinery expansion project.
BHEL's Hyderabad plant and Electronics Division, Bangalore would supply the equipment for the project. Its Power Sector Southern Region would carry out the erection and commissioning of the Gas Turbine package.
BHEL offers units from 10 mw onwards for both steam turbine-based and gas-based combined cycle power projects for complete power, and process steam requirements of various industries.