Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has added another coal-fired power plant to the grid by successfully commissioning a 500 MW thermal unit in Jharkhand, India.
The unit has been commissioned by BHEL at Bokaro Thermal Power-A Station of Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) in Jharkhand.
BHEL has carried out the contract of setting up the 500 MW coal-fired unit on Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) basis.
With this recent commission, BHEL has supplied 84% of the total coal-fired power generating capacity installed by DVC.
BHEL sets of 500/520 MW rating class today form a significant part of the Indian power sector. In Jharkhand, BHEL sets contribute a significant 87% to the total installed power generating capacity of the state. In addition, BHEL is presently executing a supercritical project of 3 x 660 MW rating at North Karanpura for NTPC in Jharkhand.
Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs
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