BHEL commissions another 68 MW unit at Rampur hydel plant
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has commissioned the fifth 68 MW unit of the Rampur hydro power project in Himachal Pradesh. "The earlier four units at Rampur plant were commissioned between March 2014 and June 2014. All the four have since been put into commercial operation. The sixth and last Unit is in an advanced stage of execution and is likely to be commissioned shortly," the power equipment maker said in a statement. The project is located on Satluj river. BHEL's scope of work in the project includes supply, erection and commissioning of six 68 MW Francis turbines, among others. According to the statement, nine hydro sets totalling 641 MW were commissioned by BHEL in 2013-14 period. The company is currently executing hydel projects having about 5,000 MW generation capacity.