New Delhi: State-owned BHEL on Wednesday said it has bagged Rs 5,450 crore order from a Bajaj group company for supplying power equipment for setting up the 1,980 MW thermal power project at Lalitpur in Uttar Pradesh.

"The order has been placed on BHEL by Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited (LPGCL), a Bajaj group company, for setting up the 1,980 MW Lalitpur Supercritical Thermal Power Station (TPS) in Uttar Pradesh," BHEL said in a statement.

The company has bagged the main plant package contract for three coal-fired thermal units of 660 MW each with supercritical parameters, it said.

BHEL has commissioned about 9,900 MW of power generating sets of various ratings in the state so far.
BHEL is already executing five major contracts for supply of main plant equipment with supercritical parameters for various power projects in the country.

BHEL is also executing a contract for supply of supercritical Steam Generators to APGenco's 2x800 MW Krishnapatnam Thermal Power Project, which is in an advanced stage of completion.