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BHEL commissions 500 MW thermal power plant in Uttar Pradesh

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Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has commissioned the 500 MW Unit 6 of NTPC Limited’s Feroze Gandhi Unchahar thermal power plant (FGUTPP) in Uttar Pradesh, India.

For the project located at Unchahar in Rae Bareli district of UP, BHEL was awarded the contract for the manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of Boiler, Turbine, Generator and associated auxiliaries, Electricals, Switchyard and Station Controls and Instrumentation.

The key equipment for the project has been manufactured by BHEL at its Haridwar, Trichy, Hyderabad, Bhopal, Ranipet and Bengaluru works, while the construction of the plant was undertaken by the company's Power Sector - Northern Region. All of the existing 5 units of 210 MW at FGUTPP have also been commissioned earlier by BHEL.

BHEL has a long-standing partnership with NTPC. It has supplied and executed over 33 000 MW coal-based power plants of NTPC and its JVs, that account for around 80% of NTPC's coal-based installed capacity.

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