Power Sector

BHEL Electrifies On Heavy-Duty Order

Bharat Heavy ElectricalsBharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) climbed up 3.42% to Rs 1771 on reports that it gained Rs 2900-crore agreement for constructing three 500-megawatt units in northern India.

In the meantime, the BSE Sensex was up 175.78 to 15,483.76 chasing firm international markets. Asian stocks also jumped accompanying a third session of gains on Wall Street, as troubles about worldwide credit problems continued to relieve.

Bhel Reaches All-Time High With Large Order On Its Back

Bharat Heavy Electricals LimitedOn securing a Rs 1,829-crore order today, Bharat Heavy Electricals galloped about 8.61% to Rs 1,790.

Nearly 3.06 lakh shares had traded on the BSE counter.

In intra-day trade today, the Bharat Heavy Electricals (Bhel) stock also struck an record high of Rs 1,798 after it secured a Rs 1,829-crore order for fabricating and establishing three 500-MW thermal power units in Haryana.

Indian Power Companies are looking for equipment from Japan and China

The growing power demand in the country is turning out to be great news for international electrical equipment manufacturers. Power majors like Tata Power Company (TPC), Reliance Energy (REL), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Larson & Tubro (L&T) are currently in negotiations with several global leaders for equipment orders that could add up to millions of dollars.
TPC is in talks with Japanese companies Hitachi, Mitsubishi and Toshiba for super-critical technology, said sources. REL has already joined hands with Shanghai Electric for sourcing equipment for its three projects — Hisar (1,200 MW), Yamunanagar (600 MW) and Rosa (1,200 MW). The company is planning to continue the tie-up for its forthcoming projects also, the sources added.