Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has successfully commissioned 250 MW unit based on eco-friendly Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion (CFBC) technology, using low grade coal (lignite) as the primary fuel.
The 250 MW lignite based thermal unit is the second unit to be commissioned at Bhavnagar Energy Company’s (BECL) 2x250 MW thermal power project, located at Padva village in Bhavnagar District of Gujarat. The first unit of the project was commissioned earlier in May, 2016. The project is based on CFBC technology - an environment friendly technology to utilize India's large resource of low grade, high moisture lignite.
The company has the unique distinction of engineering, supply, erection and commissioning of four units of India's largest capacity CFBC boilers of 250 MW rating, including the two units at Bhavnagar.
The company’s scope of work in the contract envisaged design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of Boilers, Steam Turbines and Generators along with associated Auxiliaries and Electricals, state-of-the-art Controls & Instrumentation (C&I) and Electrostatic Precipitators (ESPs).