While contributing towards more than 50% business volume of the company, SBU(PG) has emerged as India’s leading player in execution of Balance of Plant works in power sector on EPC basis.
The Company recently made headlines by securing India's largest and the first in this range, Balance of Plant contract in Power Sector from the Andhra Pradesh Power Development Company Limited for their 2x800 MW super critical coal fired Thermal Power Plant at Nellatur village near Krishnapatnam in Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh. The contract value is Rs.2,905 crore ($ 646 Million) approximately. The units are to be handed over by May 2012.
Tata Projects Ltd earlier bagged Balance of plant order from MAHAGENCO for 2x500 MW Thermal power station at Bhusawal, Maharastra under stiff competition which was country’s largest value Balance of plant before the Krishnapatnam order. The contract value is Rs 1,987 ($ 441 Million) approximately. The units are to be handed over by Nov’ 2010.
To its credit, it also has received third repeat order for BoP of 2x80 MW units at Dariba Rajasthan for Hidustan Zinc Limited of Vedanta Group through BHEL who will be supplying and installing BTG equipments.
SBU Power Generation has a consistent track record in the installation of steam and turbine generators upto 500MW with an exceptional record of time, safety and quality. The SBU with its proven track record as an efficient and trustworthy partner for the implementation of larger magnitude projects is teaming with leading global companies in their efforts to execute mega projects in power generation.
The SBU has also installed Electro Static Precipitator (ESP) for 500 MW steam Generator at NTPC Talcher.
Tata Projects has to its credit, erecting India's first indigenous 500 MW steam generator for Tata Power's Trombay power plant near Mumbai. It was also involved in building country's first 500 MW steam turbine for National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) at Rihand. The company created a national record at Talcher & Rihand by erecting steam drums in record time, erecting maximum tonnage and maximum number of weld joints. For the first time in India, Tata Projects introduced the 'Hydraulic strand jacking method' for lifting of the 500 MW steam drum at NTPC, Vindhyachal which has become an industry practice thereafter.
The company has earned a reputation of being a dependable and capable EPC contractor for Balance of Plant and is preparing itself to take up total power plants on EPC basis, Gas based power plants in India and abroad. As a part of capability enhancement and improving the bottom line, some of the civil works in the projects are being carried out in-house.