Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has announced it has commissioned the fourth and final 30MW hydro generating unit at the Pulichintala project in the Indian state of Telangana, marking the successful final commissioning of the 120MW project.
Located in Suryapet district of Telangana, the greenfield project has been set up for Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Limited (TSGENCO) on the river Krishna.
BHEL was entrusted with execution of the Electro-Mechanical (E&M) package for the project comprising supply and supervision of erection & commissioning of four sets of Vertical Kaplan Turbines and Generators of 30MW capacity each along with the associated auxiliary equipment. The equipment for the project has been manufactured and supplied by BHEL’s units at Bhopal, Jhansi, Rudrapur and Bengaluru, while the erection & commissioning on site has been carried out under the supervision of the company’s Power Sector Southern Region construction division.
The other three units at the project were commissioned earlier this year by BHEL and have been operating successfully.