BHEL commissioned 600 MW thermal power plant in Madhya Pradesh

May 4, 2016 14:13 IST

ThermalPPBharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) on 3 May 2016 commissioned 600 mega watts (MW) coal-based thermal power plant in Madhya Pradesh.

The unit was commissioned at the 1x600 MW Jhabua Thermal Power Project (TPP) located in Seoni district in Madhya Pradesh.

A subsidiary of Avantha Power & Infrastructure Limited (APIL), Jhabua Power Ltd (JPL) has developed the project. This is the second project of APIL commissioned by BHEL. Earlier, 1×600 MW Avantha Bhandar TPP at Raigarh in Chhattisgarh was commissioned.

Apart from the newly commissioned project, Madhya Pradesh has two supercritical units of 800 MW for NTPC at Gadarwara which are being executed by BHEL.

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

• It was established in 1964 and completely owned by Union Government.

• It was awarded a Maharatna Company status in 2013.

• It is largest engineering and manufacturing company of its kind in India.

• It scope of work in the contract envisaged design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of steam turbine, generator and boiler, along with associated auxiliaries and electricals, besides controls and Instrumentation and electrostatic precipitators.

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