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BHEL commissioned second thermal unit of 270MW in Punjab within one month of commissioning of a first unit of same capacity

India: A 270 MW coal-fired thermal power unit has been commissioned by BHEL at Goindwal Sahib city in Tarn Taran district, near Amritsar in Punjab. Within a month of commissioning of 270 MW of thermal unit in Punjab, BHEL has commissioned another thermal unit at the same site of GVK Power and Infra Limited (GVKPIL). BHEL’s scope of work in this project included design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of steam turbines, generators, boilers, associated auxiliaries and electricals, besides Controls and Instrumentation (C&I) and Electrostatic Precipitators (ESPs).

TechSci Research depicts that increasing the power generation capacity in India would drive the demand of Power and Distribution transformers. The development of power plants would require expansion in the power transmission and distribution network. Indian government is focused towards expansion of the country’s T&D network with significantly higher investments in current five-year plan than the previous plans, which is expected to result in robust growth of the power & distribution transformers industry over the next five years. In addition, Indian government is focusing on restructured accelerated Power development and reforms programme which is aimed at providing basic power infrastructure to rural inhabitants and households in the country, which will provide impetus to power and distribution transformers market in India.

According to recently released TechSci Research report, “India Power and Distribution Transformers Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020”, the potential of power & distribution transformers market in India is in a growing phase. It provides statistical analysis and information on market size, industry behavior and trends. The report includes market projections and demand forecasting. The report will suffice in providing the intending clients with cutting-edge market intelligence and help them in taking sound investment decisions. Besides, the report also identifies and analyzes the emerging trends along with essential drivers and key challenges faced by the power & distribution transformer market in India. The market for power & distribution transformers in India is projected to grow at a CAGR of 10.5% during 2015-20. 

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