Bharat Heavy Electricals

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About BHEL

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited popularly known as BHEL is India's largest engineering and manufacturing enterprise in India. Established more than 50 years ago, the company happens to be the 12th largest manufacturer of power equipment in the world.
Bharat Heavy Electricals is an ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certified company which ushered in the indigenous heavy electrical equipment industries in India. 73% of the total power produced in India is done with the help of equipments manufactured by BHEL. The company is one of the largest Public Sector Undertakings also known as Navratnas or The Nine Jewels. The company started earning regular profit since the year 1971-72.

BHEL has over 30 major product groups with over 180 products catering to core sector of the Indian economy consisting of industry, power generation, transportation, power transmission, renewable energy, telecommunication etc.

The company's network consists of:
  • 4 Regional Power Sector Offices
  • 14 Manufacturing Divisions
  • Over 100 project sites
  • 18 Regional Offices
  • 8 Service Centers
This wide range of network enables the company to serve the public by providing them suitable products. The company puts special emphasis on the high quality and reliability of the products. For this, special emphasis is laid on the design, manufacturing and engineering aspects to make them compatible to the international standards. The best technology from the leading companies and its own Research and Development centers are also put in use. The company's vision is to become a globally renowned unit, committed to enhance the value of the stakeholder.

Latest Financial Figures(Figures in Rs. Crores)
ET 500 Rank(2011)17
IndustryEngineering - Heavy
Profit after Tax(PAT)6053.36
MCAP (Market Capitalization)79226.24

Bharat Heavy Electricals has obtained certifications to quality Management Systems (ISO 9001), Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems (OHSAS 18001) and Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001).

BHEL Undertakings

Some of the major activities and undertakings of BHEL are mentioned below:

The company has installed equipments for more than 90,000 MW of power generation for utilities, captive and industrial users.

BHEL has supplied over 2,25,000 MVA transformer capacity and other equipments operating in transmission & distribution network up to 400 KV (AC & DC)

BHEL has provided more than 25,000 Motors with Drive Control System to Power projects, Petrochemicals, Refineries, Steel, Aluminum, Fertilizer, Cement plants, etc.

Bharat Heavy Electricals has supplied traction electrics and AC/DC locos to power over 12,000 kms Railway network.

BHEL has provided over one million Valves to Power Plants and other Industries.

BHEL Overseas Business

BHEL is a prominent power plant equipment supplier to the world. The company is also one of the largest exporters of engineering products and services. Bharat Heavy Electricals has established its position in more than 50 countries globally. The company's export product range covers power stations, individual products, EPC Contracts, Turnkey Contracts for Power Plants, O&M Services, HV/EHV Sub-stations, Refurbishing & Overhauling, Specialized after-market services like Residual Life Assessment (RLA) studies and Retrofitting and EPC contractors.

Major BHEL projects overseas

Orders have been executed for reputed manufacturers like Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan, Combustion Engineering, USA, and Pyro Power Corporation, USA, for supply of Pressure Parts for boilers for projects in Egypt, China, USA, etc.

Executed Turnkey of 2x120 MW Tripoli West Power Station (extension) in Libya

Wear-resistant ceralin-lining system for coal mills for a French company. (Power plant located in South East Asia)

Tenom Pangi Hydroelectric Project (Francis - 3x22 MW) & Sungai Piah Hydro Electric Project (Pelton - 2x27 MW) for Sabah Electricity Board of Malaysia.

Pattani Multipurpose Project (3x24 MW) & Bhumibol Hydro Electric Power Station (1x115 MW) in Thailand

In the Middle East, BHEL has won 9 contracts for Gas Turbine Power Plants in the last 10 years from Saudi Arabia (Frame-5), Oman for MEW Oman, Petroleum Development Oman, Oman Cement Company (Frame-6), Rusail Power Station (Frame-9), Qarn-Alam Power Station (Frame-6FA) and Iraq Baiji Power Station (V94.2), Rumailla Power Station (Frame-9)

Execution of a 42 MW turnkey power station project at Jizan, Saudi Arabia, followed by two successive repeat orders for similar works with the responsibility to operate and maintain these generation and transmission systems

Supply of 8x100 MVA and 400kV, 5x280 MVA Power Transformers and Insulators to Public Power Corporation (PPC) Greece, in addition, supply of 60 MVA, 90 MVA, 180 MVA and 240 MVA transformers to Malaysia. Presence in other markets like Jordan, Azerbaijan, Nigeria etc

BHEL manufacturing facilities

Bharat Heavy Electricals has manufacturing facilities at Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu), Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh), Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh), Bangalore (Karnataka), Jagdishpur (Uttar Pradesh), Ranipur, Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Ranipet (Tamil Nadu), Rudrapur (Uttrakhand), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Bharat Heavy Plates and Vessels Limited (Vizag) and Goindwal (Punjab)

BHEL Products and services

Some of the products and services of BHEL in various categories are mentioned below:

Electrics for Rolling Stock
Electrics for Urban Transportation System
Electric Rolling Stock

Seamless Steel Tubes
Soot blowers
Steam Generators
Steam Turbines
Turbo generators

Bharat Heavy Electricals Industry
Gas Turbines
Oil Field Equipment
Solar Photovoltaics
Power Semiconductor Devices
Industrial Motors & Alternators
Desalination Plants
Diesel Generating Sets

Contact details of Bharat Heavy Electricals
BHEL House, Siri Fort
New Delhi – 110049
Telephone: +91 11 26001010 (multiple lines)
Fax: +91 11 26493021; +91 11 26492534

Last Updated on 1/4/2012

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