This Article is From May 03, 2016

BHEL Commissions Thermal Power Plant In Madhya Pradesh

BHEL Commissions Thermal Power Plant In Madhya Pradesh

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New Delhi: State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) on Tuesday announced commissioning of a 600 MW coal-based thermal power plant in Madhya Pradesh.

"The unit has been commissioned at the 1x600 MW Jhabua Thermal Power Project (TPP) located in Seoni district in Madhya Pradesh," BHEL said in a release.

The project has been developed by Jhabua Power Ltd (JPL), a subsidiary of Avantha Power & Infrastructure Limited (APIL). This is the second project of APIL commissioned by BHEL after the 1x600 MW Avantha Bhandar TPP at Raigarh in Chhattisgarh, it said.

BHEL's scope of work in the contract envisaged design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of steam turbine, generator and boiler, along with associated auxiliaries and electricals, besides controls and Instrumentation and electrostatic precipitators, it added.

BHEL is currently executing two supercritical units of 800 MW for NTPC at Gadarwara in Madhya Pradesh.

At 3:05 p.m., shares in BHEL were trading 2.11 per cent lower at Rs 125.10 apiece on the BSE, whose benchmark Sensex index was down 0.66 per cent.