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BHEL bags Rs 560-cr order from NTPC

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

has bagged an order worth Rs 560 crore for supply and installation of the gas desulphurisation (FGD) system

from NTPC for (NCPS) at Dadri in

The order has been secured by against stiff competition from Indian and multinational companies, a statement said.

The notification calls for installation of equipment to control various harmful emissions, both in existing as well as new thermal power plants.

Earlier, BHEL has executed the system at 8 in 2008 and is currently installing systems at NTPCs 3x250 MW Bongaigaon project.

The company has also recently received orders for installation of system at 5x800 MW Yadadri project of TSGENCO and 2x660 MW Maitree project in With the ordering of Dadri, BHEL has contracted FGD orders for 13 units till date.

BHEL's plan to indigenously manufacture major equipment for emission control provides a twin boost to the governments plan of Make in and its Intended National Determined Contributions (INDC) for limiting the carbon footprint of the nation.

According to the company, the Indian power sector has seen an uptick in the ordering of due to the revised and more stringent emission norms notified by the Ministry of Environment, in December 2015.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 15:25 IST