BHEL commissions 250 MW Coal-based thermal power plant at Chhabra, Rajasthan

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By Sarkaritel July 1, 2014 10:51

BHEL commissions 250 MW Coal-based thermal power plant at Chhabra, Rajasthan


bhelNew Delhi, July 1: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has achieved another milestone by successfully commissioning another 250 MW thermal unit in Rajasthan. The unit was commissioned at Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (RRVUNL)’s 2×250 MW Chhabra Thermal Power Project (TPP) Stage-II, located in Baran District of Rajasthan.

With the commissioning of this fourth 250 MW unit at Chhabra TPP, the capacity of the coal-based thermal power plant has gone up to 1,000 MW. BHEL has earlier commissioned three units of similar rating at the Stage I and Stage II of the power project.

Reposing confidence in BHEL’s proven technological excellence, RRVUNL had placed an order valued at nearly Rs.990 Crore on the company, for setting up two units of 250 MW each (Units 3&4) as Stage – II expansion project of Chhabra TPP.

BHEL has been a major partner of RRVUNL in its capacity addition program, having contributed 4,591 MW corresponding to 88% of the over-all installed Thermal & Gas capacity of the utility. In May, 2014, BHEL had commissioned the 160 MW gas-based combined cycle power plant of RRVUNL at Ramgarh.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel July 1, 2014 10:51