BHEL – Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd, a state-run power equipment maker has bagged a contract for a thermal power project worth euro 16.96 mn in Turkey. This marks their entry in the transcontinental country.
In this EPC – engineering, procurement and construction contract, the company will rehabilitate three units of Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP) for the 430 MW Tuncbilek Thermal Power Project.
The company has bagged this contract from Turkey’s state-run largest electric power company, EGC – Electricity Generation Co. through global competitive bidding process.
The ESP – Electrostatic Precipitator, is a device which removes suspended dust particles from gas or exhaust by applying a high-voltage electrostatic charge and collecting the particles on charged plates.
The present contract is aimed at reducing the emission level considerably, under Turkey’s renovation and modernization programme of its old thermal power projects.
BHEL has references in over 76 countries in six continents.