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Tata Power synchronises second 67.5 MW unit of IEL Kalinganagar project

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Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, through its joint venture company Industrial Energy Ltd (IEL), has synchronised the second 67.5 MW Unit of its 3 x 67.5 MW IEL Kalinganagar project. This development comes a week after the synchronisation of the project’s 67.5 MW Unit 1. With this, Tata Power’s total generation capacity has increased to 9100 MW from the previous 9036 MW.

The IEL Kalinganagar project is the 3rd unit of IEL after two operating units of 120 MW (Unit 5 & PH #6, Jamshedpur) based on the mixture of BFG, COG, and LDG, which is environment friendly and efficient.

Anil Sardana, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Power, said, “It is indeed an honour to announce the successful synchronisation of the 2nd unit of the 202.5 MW IEL Kalinganagar-Orissa project. As per our commitment to sustainability, the technology used for the project is environment friendly and helps cut down the greenhouse gas emissions as compared to regular coal-fired power stations. As always, Tata Power remains commitment to its end-goal of supplying clean, abundant and affordable power to its communities. Also, it reaffirms our position as largest integrated power company in the country as Tata Power has crossed 9100 MW in generation, has 2.2 Million customers in Retail distribution and three coal mines for security of fuel.”

Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs

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