BHEL commissions 1320 MW supercritical power project in Odisha


BHEL commissions 1320 MW supercritical power project in Odisha

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), the country’s largest power equipment manufacturer, today announced it has commissioned a 1,320 Megawatt (Mw) power plant in Odisha.

The IB Thermal Power Station with two units of 660 Megawatt capacity each is owned by Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGC), a joint venture between the state government and US-based AES.

BHEL had previously set up two units of 210 MW capacity each at IB Thermal Power Station which have been operating for over 20 years. The company said BHEL supplied sets are contributing 100 per cent of the coal-based power stations installed by OPGC.

“A substantial portion of power generated from the project will be supplied to the Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO),” BHEL said in a statement. Read More

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