State-owned Bhel today said it has signed a preliminary agreement with Tajikistan for setting up a 100 MW hydro-electric power project.
“Bhel has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Energy and Industry,Republic of Tajikistan to set up a 100 MW Hydro Electric Power Plant in the country,” the company said in a statement.
The plant will be set up by Bhel on the Zeravshan river in Tajikistan,and will help in harnessing the country’s hydro potential,it said.
Bhel will use its experience in hydro power plants to offer the optimum techno-economic solution for the project.
In Tajikistan,Bhel has commissioned a hydro generator for Pamir-1 project in Khorog and is presently executing renovation,modernization and uprating of Varzob-1 hydro power project,the company statement said.
Besides Tajikistan,Bhel has presence in the Central Asia in Azerbaijan,Belarus,Georgia,Kazakhstan and Ukraine.
Bhel’s operations are spread across 75 countries and include products such as power plants (thermal,gas and hydro),turbines,generators,sub-stations,transformers,
motors,photo-voltaic equipment,oil-field equipment,etc.
The cumulative overseas installed capacity of Bhel manufactured power plants exceeds 9,000 MW across 21 countries. Bhel is at present executing various power plant projects in as many as 20 countries to install about 5,000 MW of generating equipment.
Bhel scrip was down 3.40 per cent at Rs 211.45 on the BSE.