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Balance of Plants
Balance of plant refers to all technicalities in handling mechanical and electrical systems excluding BTG in power plants. Right from conceptualising the layout to designing and engineering, quality check to vendor management, TEECL is one among the few who is competent in 100% delivery of all projects right on time on the back of robust in-house consultancies and competencies.
BOP has been one of the most specialised areas of TEECL which includes installation of fuel oil handling systems both for thermal power stations and the industry sector right since the 70s. TEECL is a pioneer in this area, having successfully installed more than 50 installations for thermal power stations including major super thermal power projects of NTPC.
In the early 80s, packaging systems in thermal power stations witnessed a shift and more and more customers started opting for awarding turnkey contracts on single source responsibility concept. TEECL also started focusing on contracts with higher value addition through engineering and technological innovation and started developing its resources and capacity accordingly.
It was at that time that NTPC was founded with highly ambitious plans for installing power stations. TEECL associated with NTPC with its first project undertaking fuel oil handling systems at Singrauli Thermal Power Project, Stage-I on turnkey basis. This was followed by fuel oil handling system for Korba Super Thermal Power Project, Ramagundam Super Thermal Power Project and so on. Based on its performance in terms of delivery with quality, TEECL started getting one after another Order from NTPC both in mechanical and electrical groups and NTPC became one of TEECL’s major customers.
The auxiliary packages that TEECL Utility Group executes in the power sector include fuel oil handling system and water system including intake and make-up water system. TEECL is now able to take on projects with commercial risks to the tune of Rs. 300 crore. The Company has a sharp focus of building national assets through a track record progress through performance.
TEECL’s core strength comprises committed project management and execution team, in-house engineering strength, adequate construction equipment and machines, testing equipment and timely delivery without compromising on quality aspects.
Technology – TEECL possesses state-of the-art technologies capable of delivering quality projects, helping minimise project costs and generate attractive IRRs.
Vendor relationships – TEECL’s expert project management skills are supported by strong vendor relationships with mutual trust and confidence imbibed in every relationship.
Networking base – TEECL’s networking base enabled it to bag new projects requiring new skills and competencies.
Widening reach – TEECL widened its reach by executing projects across complex terrain with 100% on-time project deliveries.
Services Offered
Design, detail engineering, manufacture, procurement, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of balance of plant comprising naphtha unloading, storage and handling system, fire water system, cooling water system, fire alarm, detection and protection system, switchyard for power evacuation, plant electricals, cabling and earthing system, illumination system including unloading, erection, testing and commissioning of gas turbines with alternator and associated auxiliaries
Auxiliary equipment and associated civil construction works
Signature Projects
Project: Balance of Plant Mechanical Package for 100 MW power plant
Location: Hirakud, West Bengal
Customer: Hindalco Industries Limited
Scope: Balance of Plant Mechanical Package for 100 MW Unit-II
Year of Execution: 2005
The job involved installation of CW System, ACW System, Raw Water System, CT Make up System, DM Water System, CCCW System, Service and Instrument Air System, Service Water System. The job also involved pumps, compressors, pipes, valves, handling equipment and cranes along with associated mechanical and electrical, instrumentation, civil and structural work. The customer was fully satisfied with the performance and acknowledged the same.
Project: 12 MW waste heat recovery power plant
Location: Haldia, West Bengal
Customer: M/s. Electrosteel Castings Limited, Kolkata
Scope: Engineering, procurement and construction of complete power plant
Value: Rs. 29.3 million
Actual commissioning time: Within Schedule
The project was commissioned in  2006  and completed in a record year/months in 2006. It involved turnkey execution of complete power plant with waste heat recovery boilers, directly coupled steam turbine with 10% continuous over rating with auxiliaries on single source responsibility basis. The scope included basic engineering, design and detailed engineering, supply, complete civil and structural work including power house, electro-mechanical auxiliaries, control and instrumentation scheme with PLCC, commissioning, stabilising and putting into commercial operation.
The challenges involved in the engineering work was with respect to conceptual design, preliminary and detailed engineering along with preparation of BOQ, procurement services included floating of enquiries, receipt of offers, commercial valuation, placement of orders, vendor follow-up, inspection and dispatch of materials to site while construction work included civil construction of boiler fdns, power house, cooling tower, DM plant building, DG and compressor house, other equipment fdns, pipe rack, receipt and storage of materials at site, erection of equipment, piping, electricals and instrumentation, testing and commissioning and grid synchronisation.