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BHEL commissions 40 MW hydro power plant in West Bengal

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The public sector Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) today said it had successfully commissioned the fourth and last unit of the 4x40 MW Teesta Low Dam Hydro Electric Project (HEP) Stage-IV in West Bengal.
 
A run-of-the-river greenfield project located in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, Teesta HEP has been set up by NHPC Limited, on the river Teesta.
 
A press release from BHEL said power generation from the project would result in reduction of green-house gas emissions and help in achieving a low carbon development path.
 
BHEL was entrusted with the electrical & mechanical (E&M) works for four units of 40 MW each by NHPC Limited. BHEL’s scope of work in the project comprised design, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of complete E&M equipment including vertical shaft Kaplan Turbines and matching generators. The equipment was supplied by BHEL units at Bhopal, Jhansi, Rudrapur and Bengaluru and the execution of work on site was carried out by the company’s Power Sector Eastern Region.
 
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