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BHEL commissions supercritical thermal power plant in UP

Over 70 percent of Uttar Pradesh’s power generation capacity, aggregating to more than 17,000 MW, has been supplied by BHEL

GN Bureau | May 23, 2017


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With the commissioning of the third unit of the Prayagraj Super Thermal Power Project (PSTPP), Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully executed the 1,980 MW coal-based supercritical thermal power project in Uttar Pradesh.
 
The first two units of the project which were commissioned by BHEL are already under commercial operation. The Allahabad-based project is owned by Prayagraj Power Generation Company Limited (PPGCL), a subsidiary company of Jaiprakash Power Ventures Limited.
 
BHEL is a major partner in the power development programme of Uttar Pradesh. Over 70 percent of Uttar Pradesh’s power generation capacity, aggregating to more than 17,000 MW, has been supplied by BHEL. In the last two years itself, BHEL has commissioned 4,960 MW of projects in the state.
 
Notably, in the last 17 months, six supercritical sets have been commissioned in Uttar Pradesh, all of which have been installed by BHEL.
 

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