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BHEL commissions supercritical thermal power plant in Uttar Pradesh

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World Coal,

With the commissioning of the third unit of the 3 x 660 MW Prayagraj Super Thermal Power Project (PSTPP), Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has successfully executed the 1980 MW coal-fired supercritical thermal power project in Uttar Pradesh.

The first two units of the project, commissioned earlier by BHEL, are already under commercial operation. Located in Bara tehsil in Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh, the project is owned by Prayagraj Power Generation Company Limited (PPGCL), a subsidiary company of Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd.

BHEL’s scope of work in the project included design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of the Boiler and Turbine-Generator (BTG) package. The key equipment for the project has been manufactured by BHEL at its Haridwar, Trichy, Hyderabad, Ranipet and Bengaluru works, while the construction of the plant was undertaken by the company's Power Sector - Northern Region.

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