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Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd conducts NCTPS boiler light-up

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Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has conducted the boiler light-up of 1 x 800 MW North Chennai Thermal Power Station (NCTPS) Stage III in the presence of the Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K. Palaniswami.

The event, held through video conferencing, was also attended by P. Thangamani, Honourable Minister for Electricity, Prohibition and Excise (government of Tamil Nadu), Rajeev Ranjan, IAS, Chief Secretary (government of Tamil Nadu), S. K. Prabakar, IAS, Energy Secretary (government of Tamil Nadu) and Pankaj Kumar Bansal, IAS, CMD (TANGEDCO), along with other senior officials from the government of Tamil Nadu, TANGEDCO and BHEL.

The NCTPS Stage III project is the highest rating thermal power project, and the first supercritical project to undergo boiler light-up in the state of Tamil Nadu. BHEL is also executing TANGEDCO’s 2 x 660 MW Ennore SEZ, 2 x 800 MW Uppur and 2 x 660 MW Udangudi. All of these orders were won by BHEL on International Competitive Bidding (ICB) basis.

The implementation of these new projects will foster growth in Tamil Nadu and provide easy access to electricity to the people of the state. BHEL has a significant share of 83% in TANGEDCO’s coal-based generating capacity and has been a major partner in the power development programme of Tamil Nadu.

BHEL's scope of work in the NCTPS Stage III project involves design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, commissioning and civil works for the main plant package.

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