Award of the Manufacturing of THP Pelton Runner to BHSL
The Contract Agreement for ” Design, Manufacture and Supply of two Fully Forged Pelton Runners for 173.5 MW Generating Units of Tala Hydropower Plant at a Contract Price of BTN 162.9 Million was signed between Druk Green Power Corporation Limited and Bhutan Hydropower Service Limited (BHSL), Sarpang on June 24, 2020 at DGPC, Thimphu. The overall contract duration is 26 months from the date of contract signing.
BHSL has also received the first order of manufacturing Pelton Runner from Basochhu Hydropower Plant (BHP) at the contract price of BTN 31 Million on 05/06/2020. The manufacture of Pelton Runner of BHP is at advance stage of completion.
With these orders and the start of manufacturing of Pelton Runner at BHSL the level of confidence in manufacturing of Pelton Runner is high. This is an opportunity for BHSL to further build capacity in runner manufacturing that would become a stepping stone for competing internationally.