State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd bagged a Rs 7,800 crore contract for setting up a 1,320 MW thermal power project in Tamil Nadu. Valued at around Rs 7,800 crore, it is an EPC contract from TamilNadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd ( TANGEDCO). The order is for setting up a 2×660 MW coal-fired thermal power project at Ennore Special Economic Zone in Tamil Nadu. The power plant will be constructed on a reclaimed ash pond, calling for specialised civil design, utilising an otherwise barren land. Bhel’s scope of work in the project includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, construction, erection, testing and commissioning for the EPC Package.