August 6, 2008

BHEL Secures Contract for Nam Chien Hydro Power Project

Bharat Heavy Electricals has won a INR2 billion contract for the design, supply and installation of the electromechanical components for the Nam Chien hydro power project in the Son La province of Vietnam.

Funded by the Indian government's line of credit to Vietnam and administered by the Exim Bank of India, the contract envisages design, engineering, manufacture, supply, supervision of installation and commissioning of the complete electromechanical equipment package for the hydro power project comprising two Pelton-type hydro generating units of 100MW capacity each.

The major equipment to be supplied for the project includes hydro turbines, generators, transformers, controls, monitoring and protection system and switchgear.