Did You Know ?
74% of India’s Indigenous Nuclear Power Plants have BHEL supplied Turbine Generator Sets.
BHEL has been supplying traction motors to Indian Railways since 1962 when the first lot of 16 traction motors for 1500 V DC EMUs in Mumbai was supplied.
BHEL has executed the supply of propulsion systems, brake systems, drive systems and traction sub stations right from system design to commissioning for country’s first metro railways (Kolkata Metro) in 1982.
India’s first HVDC project (100 kV, 100 MW National HVDC link) connecting two remote areas of Barsoor in Madhya Pradesh and Lower Sileru in Andhra Pradesh was commissioned by BHEL in 1989. Later it was extended to 200kV, 200 MW.
BHEL has successfully implemented second Ultra High Voltage Direct Current (UHVDC) (+800 kV, 6,000 MW) Link between the Western Region Grid (Raigarh, Chattisgarh) and the Southern Region Grid (Pugalur, Tamil Nadu) after successful execution of first UHVDC Transmission Project viz., +800 kV multi-terminal North-East to Agra HVDC project.
Indian Navy’s indigenous TRISHUL missile launcher has been developed by BHEL.
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