Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has secured a contract for setting up a 120 MW Hydro Electric Project (HEP) in the state of Uttarakhand. Valued at Rs. 1,250 Million, the order for setting up of Hydro Generating sets and associated Electro-Mechanical works for the 120 MW Vyasi HEP has been placed on BHEL by Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam (UJVNL).
Uttarakhand/India – Located in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand, the Vyasi HEP is a run of the river scheme on the river Yamuna. Water from the Vyasi reservoir will be diverted by constructing an 86 m high dam through a 2.7 Km long head race tunnel to the surface power house at Hathiari village. The project comprises two hydro generating sets of 60 MW each with vertical Francis turbines.
The company’s scope of work in the contract envisages design, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of hydro generating sets and associated electro mechanical works. While the hydro generating sets shall be supplied by BHEL’s Bhopal unit, the transformers and Control & Monitoring system will be supplied by the company’s Jhansi unit and Electronics Division, Bangalore, respectively. The erection & commissioning of the equipment shall be carried out by BHEL’s Power Sector - Northern Region (PS-NR).