New Delhi: Power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) on Tuesday revealed that it had received an order to setup Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) plants. The cost of the plant is estimated to be Rs. 169 crore.
 
BHEL disclosed that engineering procurement and construction order has been placed by West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Corporation Ltd (WBSEDCL). 10 MV each, SPV plants are to be set up at Mejia (Bankura), Santaldih
(Purulia) and Chharrah (Purulia) in West Bengal.
 
Earlier this year, BHEL had bagged EPC orders from Neyveli Lignite Corporation and Bharat Electronics Ltd for setting up of a 65 MW SPV Power plant at Neyveli (Tamil Nadu) and a 15 MW SPV Power Plant at Ordinance Factory Premises, Medak (Telangana) work for these projects is underway.
 
At 2:17 p.m. on Tuesday shares in BHEL were trading 1.27 per cent lower at Rs 136.55 apiece on the BSE, whose benchmark Sensex index was down 0.57 per cent.