Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned the first unit of the 4x30 MW Pulichintala hydroelectric project
(HEP) in Telangana. The greenfield project is being set up by TSGENCO
in Guntur district of Telangana on the river Krishna. BHEL’s scope of work in the project includes design, manufacture, supply, supervision of erection, testing and commissioning of electrical & mechanical (E&M) package comprising four sets of 30 MW vertical Kaplan turbine & generator along with associated auxiliaries.
The equipment has been manufactured at BHEL’s plants at Bhopal, Jhansi, Rudrapur & Bengaluru.
has commissioned 983 MW of hydro power projects in Telangana, so far. Some of the large hydro projects commissioned by BHEL
in Telangana are the 500 MW Nagarjuna Sagar PSS and the 300 MW Srisailam Left Bank Power House.
In addition to hydro power generation projects, BHEL
has commissioned Lift Irrigation Scheme projects of various ratings comprising 21 pump-motor sets totalling to 401 MW in Telangana. BHEL
is also presently executing 26 pump-motor sets totalling to 2,713 MW for various Lift Irrigation Schemes in Telangana, including Kalwakurthy Stage-III LIS and Pranhita Chevella LIS Package - 6, 8, 10 & 11.